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Mother's Pecan Squares

Rated as 3.86 out of 5 Stars

"Like a slice of pecan pie in bar form, delicious."
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Ingredients

servings 218 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 -9x13 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Cream the butter and 1 cup of the dark brown sugar together until light and fluffy. Mix in 1 beaten egg then add the flour and until well combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
  3. Cover the batter with the remaining well-beaten egg. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the dark brown sugar over the surface then sprinkle with the chopped pecans and top with the remaining 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Let cool for 30 minutes then cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 218 calories; 11.5 g fat; 28 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 36 mg cholesterol; 66 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

My husband loves pecan pie and so i am always looking for pecan pie-like desserts. This one is a real winner! I have made it probably 40 times by now, i have even made it for large crowds.

Most helpful critical review

Oh how I wish I'd have loved these. I ended up with a big sticky mess. The outside was hard as a rock and the inside wouldn't set up for anything. I'm a pretty skilled baker, and there's just so...

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My husband loves pecan pie and so i am always looking for pecan pie-like desserts. This one is a real winner! I have made it probably 40 times by now, i have even made it for large crowds.

Tastes like a piece of pecan pie and so easy! I used pecan halves for a showier presentation. I took these to church today and everyone wanted the recipe.

Oh how I wish I'd have loved these. I ended up with a big sticky mess. The outside was hard as a rock and the inside wouldn't set up for anything. I'm a pretty skilled baker, and there's just so...

These squares turned out really well! There werent runny in the middle like some pecan pie bars. The edges were crisp, but tasty. I kept them in the oven for 35 minutes, just to make sure the...

Can you spell D-I-S-A-S-T-E-R? I followed the recipe exactly, and was a bit worried when I read the instructions to spread the batter in the pan, when what I had was a very thick cookie dough. ...

Drier than I would have liked, but still tasty. I found that my batter was much more like dough - definitely not spreadable. So I went out on a limb and added a bit of milk to the mix, to make ...

Pretty good- there were a few comments about the inside not being cooked. Here is the solution, cook the cake without the egg, pecans and brown sugar for 15 mns until the top has set slightly. T...