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Favorite Pecan Pie Bars Recipe
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Favorite Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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Send your favorite holiday travelers on their way with a package of these nutty little bars to eat when they get home. —Sylvia Ford, Kennett, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • FILLING:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt; cut in cold butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 20 minutes.
  2. For filling, in a large bowl, whisk eggs, corn syrup, sugar, melted butter and vanilla. Stir in pecans. Spread over hot crust.
  3. Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Favorite Pecan Pie Bars in Taste of Home April/May 1993, p29

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Reviewed Mar. 1, 2016

"Very good. If I don't over bake them, then I like these bars better than pecan pie--easy for me to overbake though, so I need to watch the crust and the bars very closely. I think I overbake because they look runny so I let them go too long and then I overdo them. I have a hard time telling when the filling is "set"."

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2015

"These are fantastic loved them just as they are."

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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2015

"the pecan pie bars were great . went by the recipe , making it again for holidays"

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2015

"Would you be able to make this with a pie crust from the store and put on bottom ?"

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Reviewed Jul. 18, 2015

"We couldn't stop eating it! Fantastic!!"

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