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Pecan Bars

 Pecan Bars
"Anyone who has children will appreciate bake salt recipes like this one," says Ginny Perott of Towanda Kansas. These cinnamon-spiced bars are delicious and made from ingredients we all keep on hand."
78 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg
  • yolk. Combine the flour, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to the
  • creamed mixture and mix well. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in.
  • baking pan.
  • Beat egg white; brush over the top. Sprinkle with pecans; press down
  • lightly. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 49 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.