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Honey Pecan Triangles

 Honey Pecan Triangles
I've been stirring up batches of these tasty bar cookies for many years, and they're a big hit wherever I share them. The bars have all the goodness of pecan pie and are so easy to serve to a crowd. -Debbie Fogel, East Berne, New York
48 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups chopped pecans

Directions

  • Line a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan with foil; butter the foil with 2
  • teaspoons butter; set aside. In a large bowl, cream remaining butter
  • and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk until
  • blended. Gradually add flour.
  • Press into prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until
  • golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and
  • honey. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 3
  • minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in cream and pecans. Pour over
  • crust. Bake for 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Cool completely
  • on a wire rack.
  • Use foil to lift the bars out of the pan and place on a cutting

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Honey Pecan Triangles (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • board. Carefully remove foil. Cut into 24 bars; cut each in half
  • diagonally. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 159 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 18 mg cholesterol, 44 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.