Pecan Pie Bars

The same great flavors from that favorite pie are easily transformed into bars made to be picked up and enjoyed!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 36

Ingredients

2/3
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup Betty Crocker™ corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4
teaspoon salt
3
eggs
1
cup coarsely chopped pecans
Semisweet chocolate chips, melted, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or spray with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in flour. Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat brown sugar, corn syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla, the salt and eggs with spoon. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Loosen edges from sides of pan while warm. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Dip 1 end of each bar into melted chocolate; lay flat on waxed paper to dry.

Expert Tips

Create party triangles by cutting the bar squares diagonally in half before dipping in melted chocolate.

Substitute Land O Lakes® soft baking butter with canola oil right from the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
115
(
Calories from Fat
50 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
5 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
25 mg
25 %;
Sodium
60 mg
60 %;
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
16 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.