A buttery pecan dessert bar with chocolate
chips in every bite.
Butter Pecan Squares
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (11.5-ounce) package milk or white, semisweet chocolate chips
- divided use
3/4 cup chopped pecans - divided use
Heat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease
8 or 9-inch square baking pan.
Beat butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla
in medium bowl until fluffy; stir in flour.
Stir in 1 cup milk chocolate chips and
1/2 cup pecans. Spread batter evenly into prepared pan.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly
Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle
remaining 1 cup chips over surface. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes
or until chips soften; spread evenly. Immediately sprinkle remaining
1/4 cup pecans over top; press gently onto chocolate. Cool completely
in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares.
Makes about 16 squares.
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