Pecan-Rum Bars

Pecan-Rum Bars

Every bite of these rich, nutty bars takes just like a piece of pecan pie. Absolutely delicious!

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

2:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

32

bars

Crust
1
cup butter, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Filling
2
eggs
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup dark corn syrup
1
tablespoon rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract
2
cups pecan halves
Icing
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
tablespoon butter, softened
2
teaspoons rum or 1/2 teaspoon rum extract plus 2 teaspoons water
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with shortening or cooking spray (do not use dark pan).
  2. In medium bowl, beat 1 cup butter and 1 cup brown sugar with electric mixer on low speed until creamy. Stir in flour. Press evenly in pan.
  3. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are golden brown and center springs back when touched lightly.
  4. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix all filling ingredients except pecans. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust, spreading pecans evenly.
  5. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  6. In small bowl, mix icing ingredients (add additional rum or water, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, if icing is too thick to drizzle). Drizzle icing over bars. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Create triangles by cutting each bar diagonally in half.
To keep bars longer, wrap tightly, label and freeze up to six months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 100),
  • Total Fat 11g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 55mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 14g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.