Favorite Pecan Pie Bars
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
- 4 large eggs
- 1-1/2 cups corn syrup
- 1-1/2 cups sugar
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 2-1/2 cups chopped pecans
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar and salt; cut in cold butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 20 minutes.
- For filling, in a large bowl, whisk eggs, corn syrup, sugar, melted butter and vanilla. Stir in pecans. Spread over hot crust.
- Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
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Nutrition Facts1 bar: 157 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.
Jan 8, 2020
Maybe I did something wrong, but we didn’t love these. Sorry! Pecan pie is a favorite, but these were too sweet! The crust was too rich and soft, and the topping was like very sweet caramel. Didn’t taste like pecan pie, as I hoped!
Dec 30, 2019
This cookie sounded really promising but turned out to be only adequate. The crust was totally blah and ruined the flavor of the overall cookie.
Dec 24, 2019
absolutely awesome! Just make sure your 15x10 is deep enough that it doesn't boil over in the oven. I also had to bake it about 15 min longer than instructed to get the center to set.
Oct 31, 2019
Easy to prepare, great for gift giving. Delicious!!!!
Jan 15, 2019
These are great! My husband loves pecan pie but I used this recipe with the shortbread crust and he went crazy over it! I did adjust the cook time by about 15 minutes to get a firm set and that seemed to work out well. I’ll definitely use this recipe again.
Nov 13, 2018
These were awesome and I'm not even a big pecan pie fan. Added the mini chocolate chips too. I feel like that's a must
Nov 10, 2018
I made these and took them to the field while the guys were working. Everyone loved them, and commented about how good they were. The crust is buttery, and the filling is sweet and gooey. Be sure the grease the sides of the pan well, as the filling can be hard to clean off.
May 16, 2018
These are delicious! Very good flavor....the crust is very buttery and goes so well with the pecan filling. The only downfall is that it is very very sweet. My husband said they were too rich for him. Next time I make them, I will cut the sugar in half. Otherwise, I like them better than a pecan pie!
Feb 28, 2018
absolutely delicious, although the baking time is a little off, I bake for about 40 45 minutes. Soooo gooood.
Jan 15, 2018
My problem was that I used the right size pan. Lost half of topping in the oven while baking! Omg how do I get baked Karo syrup cleaned up????? Otherwise it is tasty what is left.