Gooey Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in GodMy brother in law is a huge pecan pie fan. Bryan and I have had the privilege of meeting with him and his sweet fiancee for their premarital counseling over the past few months. They are getting married in August and we are so excited for them!!

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in God

I meant to make these bars for them two times ago but didn’t have time. The last time we met the only thing I had planned for dinner was these bars.

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in God

I’m not usually a huge pecan pie fan but I LOVED these bars! The bottom layer is a thick layer of flaky short bread. The middle is gooey pecan-y goodness. The top caramelizes into a thin nutty layer.

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in God

The verdict from our resident pecan pie fan? He went back for seconds… and then thirds :) It’s a winner!!

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in God

It’s best with ice cream… although I like to douse mine with a little bit of chocolate sauce to get a little derby pie flair.

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in God

Okay, a LOT of chocolate sauce :)

Pecan Pie Bars from Hoping in God

Hershey’s works, but if you have some leftover homemade sauce or glaze… it’s just fabulous.

Pecan Pie Bars

from Land O Lakes

Ingredients for Crust:

  • 1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 c. butter, softened (1 1/2 sticks)
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1/3 c. coarsely chopped pecans

Ingredients for Filling:

  • 1 1/2 c. dark corn syrup
  • 2/3 c. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 T. all-purpose flour
  • 2 t. vanilla
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 1/2 c. coarsely chopped pecans

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 1 3/4 cups flour, butter and sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in 1/3 cup pecans.
  2. Press crust mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 9×13-inch baking pan. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until edges are very light golden brown.
  3. Combine all filling ingredients except 1 1/2 cups pecans in small bowl; mix well. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly over hot, partially baked crust. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set and knife inserted 1-inch from edge comes out clean. Cool; cut into bars.
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About jackielopina

Follower of Jesus, Pastor's Wife, Cookie Baker.
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3 Responses to Gooey Pecan Pie Bars

  1. mydearbakes says:

    Wow! It’s beautiful! Thanks for sharing! =)

  2. Yum!!! Going to have to make these, thanks for sharing your creation!

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