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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

Ingredients

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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 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.