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Pecan Pie Bars

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 36
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We transformed your favorite, rich and gooey Thanksgiving pie into an easy, shareable bar! These pecan pie bars deliver big on the traditional nutty, caramel flavor and the recipe yields 36 servings. So you can forget baking two pies, this recipe will feed your whole crowd! All it takes to get these bars baking is your 13x9 pan and 15 minutes of prep time. Once they’re cut and cooled, dip them in melted chocolate for a decadent holiday treat everyone will adore.
Updated Sep 27, 2023
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  • 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
Make With
Gold Medal Flour


  • 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
    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. Cut each bar diagonally in half. Dip 1 end of each bar into melted chocolate; lay flat on waxed paper to dry.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Love this idea but running short on time? We’ve got a shortcut version, which uses Betty’s sugar cookie mix. Give Easy Pecan Pie Bars a try and come back to this recipe when you have more time, so you can see how they compare.
  • tip 2
    Cut your pie bars into perfect slices by cutting diagonally in half before dipping in chocolate.
  • tip 3
    For more presentation ideas that’ll give your bars a look that’s equal to their taste, check out this article about cutting beautiful bars.


115 Calories, 5 g Total Fat, 1 g Protein, 16 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
Total Fat
5 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
25 mg
60 mg
40 mg
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
Dietary Fiber
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Now pecan pie lovers can have their favorite pie in bar form. This recipe makes 36 servings or even more, if you cut each bar into two triangles—here’s how to cut your bars for a unique presentation. Then, each bar gets dipped into semisweet chocolate for a super sweet look sure to impress a crowd. Still want to skip these darling pecan pie bars in favor of a traditional pie? We’ll get you started with our article on how to make pie crust from scratch, which is an excellent spot to begin. Looking for more ways to enjoy pecan pie? We’ve got recipes for Pecan Pie Cookies, Pecan Pie Fudge Brownies and Pecan Pie-Filled Cupcakes and you can try them all.
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