Cinnamon Pecan Bars

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.


2 dozen

Updated: Apr. 02, 2022
I'm a special education teacher and we bake these bars in my life skills class. It 's an easy recipe that my special-needs students have fun preparing. —Jennifer Peters, Adams Center, New York


  • 1 package butter pecan cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon baking chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine cake mix and brown sugar. Add eggs and melted butter; mix well. Stir in pecans and baking chips. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake until golden brown, 25-30 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 185 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.