Pecan Pie Bars Recipe
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Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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These bars are rich and delicious - just like pecan pie! They're perfect for taking to potlucks and other gatherings...I always come home with an empty pan.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 package (10 ounces) English toffee bits or almond brickle chips (7-1/2 ounces)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 268 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Press firmly onto the bottom of a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat the milk, egg, vanilla and salt until smooth. Stir in toffee chips and pecans; spread evenly over baked crust.
  3. Bake for 20-25 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool. Cover and chill; cut into bars. Store in refrigerator. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Pecan Pie Bars in Country Extra March 1993, p49

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 268 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 174 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2013

"I made these following the recipe, also concerned about the toffee chips, but they are excellent! I took them to work and everone loved them and when I told them how easy they were to make they wanted the recipe. I cut them into small pieces as they are rich! Definately a new holiday addition to bake!"

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Reviewed Sep. 15, 2013

"After trying several other recipes for pecan pie bars, I found this recipe to be the most delicious. At first I was concerned about adding a bag of English toffee bits to the mixture, but found that it added just the right amount of sweetness. My husband loved these and I plan to make them often."

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Reviewed Nov. 16, 2012

"We tried a few different pecan pie bar recipes to find one that tasted the most like pecan pie, to send along to an event in place of pecan pie, which can be messy and difficult to serve to a crowd. This one is a very good bar, but does not taste enough like pecan pie to be a replacement. The kids picked another (messier) bar because it tastes more like the pie. Still might make this one again for holiday cookie trays!"

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Reviewed Jun. 15, 2012

"I have made these bars several times and every time I do people ask for the recipe because it is so delicious. There are never any left overs!"

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2011

"Incredibly simple, and incredibly delicious!"

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