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Pecan Pie Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 36

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

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
115
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Cholesterol
25 mg
Sodium
60 mg
Potassium
40 mg
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
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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