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Honey Pecan Triangles Recipe

Honey Pecan Triangles Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings


  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups chopped pecans


  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Press into prepared pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3. 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.
  • 4. Use foil to lift the bars out of the pan and place on a cutting board. Carefully remove foil. Cut into 24 bars; cut each in half diagonally. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 159 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein

Reviews for Honey Pecan Triangles

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2016

"Wow!! What a combo of flavors and yummy!!"

Reviewed Jan. 15, 2016

"GREAT RECIPE! I made these for a New Year's bash and they were a huge hit! They taste like miniature pecan pie slices -- but not as sweet -- and that is a good thing! These are OUTSTANDING!!"

Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"OMG!!! These are so good. I made them for a dear friend and couldn't help digging in and before all was over, I ate half myself!!!

This is a recipe worth doing and (guess what) it is easy as well!!!"

Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

"When I rate a recipe 3 stars means ordinary, 4 stars means much, much better than average, and 5 stars means super wonderfully great tasting. I'd give this recipe more than 5 stars if I could. This is my "go to" recipe when a really impressive goody is required."

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"These are magnifico!! I don't like pecan pie, but I couldn't stop eating these. I served them on my desert table at Thanksgiving, everyone gaves them high fives...."

Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"These are absolutely marvelous. Christmas would not be the same if I did not have these in the house when my four children and their families came home. They bake perfect every time. I just sent this recipe to my sister who requested it."

Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

"These are soooo good! I made it once with honey and the second time with light corn syrup. The edges can get crispy, but for most people I made these for, this was their favorite part."

Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"Have been making these since can't remember when. Have been hearing ," Are you making those this year-please." They are easy to make and better to eat!"

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"oops... i forgot to rate this recipe i would give it a 10 star rating if there was one.........

I have been making these for family and friends about six years now and everyboby loves them. They tell me that it reminds them of baklava. Very rich and yummy"

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2010

"October 13th, 2010 at 9:40 pm

I have been making these for family and friends about six years now and everyboby loves them. They tell me that it reminds them of baklava. Very rich and yummy"

Reviewed Dec. 13, 2009

"These are so good they should be against the law! I made a batch for church and they went so fast it was amazing!"

Reviewed Nov. 19, 2009

"Everyone really liked it and raved about it."

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2008

"I have made these honey pecan triangles for years and get rave reviews when I serve them."

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