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Honey Pecan Triangles Recipe

Honey Pecan Triangles Recipe

I've been stirring up batches of these tasty bar cookies for many years, and they're a big hit wherever I share them. The bars have all the goodness of pecan pie and are so easy to serve to a crowd. —Debbie Fogel, East Berne, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling YIELD:48 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 13x9-in. baking pan with foil, letting ends extend up sides; grease foil with 2 teaspoons butter.
  • 2. In a large bowl, cream remaining butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy; beat in egg yolk. Gradually beat in flour. Press into prepared pan. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and honey. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cream and pecans. Pour over crust. Bake until hot and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • 4. Lifting with foil, remove from pan. Cut into 24 squares. Cut squares diagonally into triangles. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 159 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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No_Time_To_Cook
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2017

"Love the flavors! I had a bit of a hard time cutting mine... end up having to eat the edges too as they seemed a bit over cooked."

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2124arizona
Reviewed May. 9, 2017

"Love the flavors of these nutty triangles!"

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leolion
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2016

"Wow!! What a combo of flavors and yummy!!"

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Suzanne444
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2016

"GREAT RECIPE! I made these for a New Year's bash and they were a huge hit! They taste like miniature pecan pie slices -- but not as sweet -- and that is a good thing! These are OUTSTANDING!!"

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misscleocat
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"OMG!!! These are so good. I made them for a dear friend and couldn't help digging in and before all was over, I ate half myself!!!

This is a recipe worth doing and (guess what) it is easy as well!!!"

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Grammy B
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

"When I rate a recipe 3 stars means ordinary, 4 stars means much, much better than average, and 5 stars means super wonderfully great tasting. I'd give this recipe more than 5 stars if I could. This is my "go to" recipe when a really impressive goody is required."

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ozziemax
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2011

"These are magnifico!! I don't like pecan pie, but I couldn't stop eating these. I served them on my desert table at Thanksgiving, everyone gaves them high fives...."

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fhsteffen
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2011

"These are absolutely marvelous. Christmas would not be the same if I did not have these in the house when my four children and their families came home. They bake perfect every time. I just sent this recipe to my sister who requested it."

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jodil
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2011

"These are soooo good! I made it once with honey and the second time with light corn syrup. The edges can get crispy, but for most people I made these for, this was their favorite part."

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lostbumper
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"Have been making these since can't remember when. Have been hearing ," Are you making those this year-please." They are easy to make and better to eat!"

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