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pecan pie bars on a plate

Pecan Pie Bars

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 40
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 12 bars 1x
  • Category: desserts
  • Method: oven

Description

Pecan Pie Bars have a buttery shortbread crust and a gooey pecan pie filling. Bursting with pecan pie flavor, these dessert bars are absolutely delicious!


Ingredients

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For the crust:

  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup flour

For the filling:

  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup light corn syrup
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans

Instructions

For the crust:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º
  2. Combine butter, sugar, and flour until completely combined. The dough should be a bit crumbly
  3. Press into a greased or parchment-lined 9×9 inch square baking pan
  4. Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven.

For the filling:

  1. While the crust is baking, whisk the eggs. Add corn syrup, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt, and whisk until well combined. Stir in pecans. 
  2. Once the crust is done, reduce the oven temperature to 300º. Pour the filling over the crust.
  3. Bake in the center of the oven for 30-40 minutes until the filling is set.
  4. Remove from oven and let cool completely before cutting into bars.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/12 of recipe
  • Calories: 221
  • Fat: 14
  • Carbohydrates: 22
  • Protein: 3

Keywords: pecan pie bars