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Pecan Pie Bars

No recipe image available.If you love pecan pie, then you'll love these cookie bars.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Bake for another 25 minutes, or until firm around the edges and just set in the center. Cool before cutting.

Makes 24 bars.