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Butter Pecan Turtle Bars

No recipe image available.This yummy chocolate-covered brown sugar and pecan shortbread is quick and easy.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
2/3 cup butter
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup (6-ounces) semisweet or milk chocolate chips

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Mix flour, 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup sugar until crumbly, and press in the bottom of a 13x9x2-inch pan. Sprinkle pecans evenly over crust.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring 2/3 cup butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and pour mixture evenly over the crust.
  4. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes. Remove and immediately sprinkle with 1 cup chocolate chips. Allow chocolate to soften and then spread evenly over all with a spatula. Cool, and cut into bars.

Makes 24 bars.