Pecan Pie Squares
The perfect cookie bar for pecan pie lovers.
2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar - divided use
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons butter, melted - divided use
3 large eggs, beaten
1 cup light corn syrup
2 cups chopped 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 squares.