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Pecan Squares Recipe
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Pecan Squares Recipe

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If you like pecan pie, you're sure to love these bars. They don't last very long at my house.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour + cooling
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup corn syrup
  • Dash salt
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 175 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 81 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Gradually add flour, mixing until blended. Pat into an ungreased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20-22 minutes or until golden.
  2. In another small bowl, beat the eggs, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt until smooth. Pour over crust; sprinkle with pecans. Bake 40-45 minutes longer or until set. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 20 servings.
Originally published as Pecan Pie Bars in Country Extra November 2002, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 175 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 81 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 7, 2013

If u like pecan pie....you'll love these

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Reviewed Aug. 31, 2013

Fantastic easy. Have mde it twice. This is a keeper.

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Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

I made this it was very good i used walnuts didn't have pecans i didn't cook the bottom as long 15min and then put the mixture on top they were so good

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Reviewed Nov. 25, 2012

i found this recipe very disappointing. the crust burnt and the mixtured overflowed into the outer edges of the pan. will just stick with th pie.

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2012

This is a great recipe, but it is definitely tricky! I had issues with overflow and a gooey crust the first time. The second time, I used parchment paper and it made a world of difference! It held onto the crust tighter than just a greased pan, so there was little overflow of the filling over the crust. Also, once the bars were cooled in the fridge overnight I just pulled the parchment paper out of the pan and dropped it onto a cutting board and cut the bars with a pizza slicer. Worked great! They are nice and neat and taste amazing!

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