Pecan Pie Bars
If you love pecan pie, then you'll love these cookie bars.
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter or margarine - divided use
2 cups granulated sugar - divided use
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups light corn syrup
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups pecans
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- For Crust: In a large mixer bowl, combine flour, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and salt. Press into the greased 13x9x2-inch pan and bake for 20 to 23 minutes, or until golden brown.
- For Filling: In a mixer bowl, beat eggs, light corn syrup, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 3 tablespoons melted butter, and vanilla until well blended. Stir in pecans. Pour evenly over the hot crust.
- Bake for another 25 minutes, or until firm around the edges and just set in the center. Cool before cutting.
Makes 24 bars.