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Toffee Pecan Bars Recipe

Toffee Pecan Bars Recipe

Curl up with a hot cup of coffee and one of these treats from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania's Dianna Croskey. The golden topping and flaky crust give way to the heartwarming taste of old-fashioned pecan pie.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package English toffee bits (10 ounces) or almond brickle chips (7-1/2 ounces)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour and sugar; cut in butter until the mixture is crumbly.
  • 2. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the egg, milk and vanilla. Fold in toffee bits and pecans.
  • 3. Spoon over crust. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Chill until firm before cutting. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 179 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 112 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.