Chewy Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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Chewy Pecan Pie Bars Recipe
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Chewy Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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4.5 11 13
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This is one of my husband's favorite recipes, and he suggested I send it in to your contest. I've been making it for many years.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Pour butter into a 13x9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, combine next six ingredients; mix well. Stir in pecans. Spread over butter.
Bake 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven. If desired, immediately dust with confectioners' sugar. Cool before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chewy Pecan Pie Bars in Country June/July 1997, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 180 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Pour butter into a 13x9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, combine next six ingredients; mix well. Stir in pecans. Spread over butter.
  2. Bake 30-35 minutes. Remove from oven. If desired, immediately dust with confectioners' sugar. Cool before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chewy Pecan Pie Bars in Country June/July 1997, p49

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Loiscooks User ID: 3656565 266207
Reviewed May. 22, 2017

"Easy recipe, but way too sweet for us. I doubt that I will be making these again. I don't know if the recipe would work with less sugar, but these were way too sweet."

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annecooks User ID: 8360491 237994
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2015

"These are superb! I had another recipe that called for waaay too much flour and was such a disappointment after making them. But this recipe is the one I'll make from here out."

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Veevee33 User ID: 6452976 21539
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2014

"I made them for a cookie exchange. Everybody LOVED them! My friend said they were better than chocolate!"

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bnrudy User ID: 659489 19436
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2013

"Baked in a mini muffin tin for bite size treats how long did you bake them and did you butter each mini muffing tin or did you use a non-stick sprayer"

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Lbzeller User ID: 7062902 43351
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2013

"I used 1 cup of dark brown sugar and 1 cup regular and these turned out so YUMMY!!!"

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judy derkowski User ID: 571862 47926
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2012

"Yummy! One bowl preparation and excellent dessert for any event. A five star recipe!"

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Novack269 User ID: 6981227 75122
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"When I make a pan of these for family events, it is one of the first plates cleaned."

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cherrylady User ID: 1073547 21256
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2012

"Wish I'd seen the suggestion to add coconut and chocolate chips before I made them -- they needed something. They were just ok."

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shabayeb User ID: 4404587 202180
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2010

"I have made this several times and each time it is a big hit with family and friends. Made it at a 4th of July party and it was the most eaten dessert. And it is simple and fast to make."

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laj1959 User ID: 5290619 202179
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2010

"I've added coconut & chocolate chips and baked in a mini muffin tin for bite size treats."

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