Chocolate Pecan Bars
These cake-like cookie bars are topped with chocolate and pecans.
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 cup butter or margarine
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Combine brown sugar, butter, egg yolk and vanilla in a large bowl. Mix well. Blend in flour and salt. Press mixture into a 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
- Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from the oven and immediately sprinkle chocolate chips on top.
- Let stand until chocolate is soft, then spread evenly over the crust. Sprinkle pecans on top. Cool.
Makes 24 bars.