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4.78 from 9 votes

Pecan Pie Bars

These pecan pie bars start with a buttery shortbread cookie crust, topped with a sweet and crunchy pecan pie topping. These bars have the same great taste of a slice of pecan pie without the stress!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: bar cookie, Dessert, pie
Cuisine: Dessert
Servings: 20
Calories: 213kcal

Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter (cold)

For the Pecan Topping:

  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 TBS butter (melted)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups pecans (chopped)

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 325 degrees Farenheit. Line a 9x13 pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper and spray well with nonstick spray and set aside.
  • Stir together you flour, brown sugar and salt in a large bowl.
  • Cut in your butter until mixture is nice and crumbly.
  • Press mixture into your prepared pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes, until crust is lightly golden.

For the Pecan Topping:

  • Combine your eggs, corn syrup, white sugar, butter and vanilla extract in another large bowl until combined.
  • Stir in your chopped pecans.
  • When crust is done pour topping mixture over the crust and return to the oven.
  • Bake for about 25 minutes longer until the mixture is set (insert a toothpick to check)
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack before slicing into bars and serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg