Gooey Pecan Pie Bars

These rich, buttery, thick cookies taste like pecan candies in a crust.

Recipe from Midwest Living
Gooey Pecan Pie Bars
SERVINGS
20 to 32
SERVING SIZE
1  bar
YIELD
20 to 32 bars
PREP TIME
25 mins
Ingredients
  • 2   cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup granulated sugar
  • 1/8  teaspoon salt
  • 3/4  cup butter or margarine
  • 1   cup packed brown sugar
  • 1   cup light-colored corn syrup
  • 1/2  cup butter or margarine
  • 4   eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 1/2  cups finely chopped pecans
  • 1   teaspoon vanilla
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Directions
1. 
In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, granulated sugar, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in 3/4 cup butter until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. press the mixture evenly into a greased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned; set aside.
2. 
In a medium saucepan, combine the brown sugar, corn syrup, and 1/2 cup butter. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
3. 
Place the eggs in a medium bowl. Gradually stir about 1/2 cup of the hot mixture into eggs. Return all mixture to saucepan. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Pour nut mixture over baked crust.
4. 
Bake the bar cookies for 30 to 32 minutes more or until the filling is set. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars to serve.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 363, Fat, total (g) 23, chol. (mg) 75, sat. fat (g) 9, carb. (g) 39, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 4, vit. A (IU) 534, sodium (mg) 175, calcium (mg) 30, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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