Caramel Butter Pecan Bars Recipe

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Caramel Butter Pecan Bars Recipe

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This recipe is quick, easy and delicious. It makes enough to serve company or bring to a party. --Peggy Fleming
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) caramel ice cream topping, warmed
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips

Directions

In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.Top with pecans. Drizzle caramel topping evenly over pecans.
Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until caramel is bubbly. Remove to a wire rack. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let stand for 5 minutes. Carefully spread chips over caramel layer. Cool at room temperature for at least 6 hours or until chocolate is set. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Caramel Butter Pecan Bars in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p296

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 140 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 jar (12 ounces) caramel ice cream topping, warmed
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.Top with pecans. Drizzle caramel topping evenly over pecans.
  2. Bake at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until caramel is bubbly. Remove to a wire rack. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let stand for 5 minutes. Carefully spread chips over caramel layer. Cool at room temperature for at least 6 hours or until chocolate is set. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Caramel Butter Pecan Bars in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p296

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erinshea1982 User ID: 7151030 207607
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2013

"This is a go to recipe for me! We have taken them to everything from bake sales, to pot lucks with rave reviews! So easy to make! My kids love to help make, and eat these!"

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