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Grandma's Chew Bread

Rated as 4.47 out of 5 Stars

"A southern style bar cookie loaded with brown sugar and pecans. Relax in the afternoon and chew on some of these."
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Ingredients

servings 205
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F ( 200 degrees C ). Grease a 15x10x1 inch jellyroll pan.
  2. In a heavy saucepan combine the sugar and eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, stir in the flour, salt, vanilla, and pecans.
  3. Spoon mixture into the prepared baking pan and bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 205 calories; 5.6 36.3 3.4 41 88 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I needed a quick recipe and pulled this one up from my recipe files. To my surprise, it was fantastic. I urge everyone to try it.

Most helpful critical review

i've got a bit of a sweet tooth, and i was a little disappointed that these weren't sweeter. more of a bread, less of a cookie bar. Very easy though, and pretty good.

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I needed a quick recipe and pulled this one up from my recipe files. To my surprise, it was fantastic. I urge everyone to try it.

I'm a sugar and sweets lover, and it's the kind of snacks I like. Easy to fix, not that much dishwashing (just one pan), and keeps well. Try it, I'm almost sure you'll like it.

Very easy to make. They taste good. Excellent recipe to make when you need something quick.

These are easy to make and surprisingly yummy. When they first came out of the oven I thought they were only kind of chewy. Ten minutes later I could see why they were considered "chew" bread....

i've got a bit of a sweet tooth, and i was a little disappointed that these weren't sweeter. more of a bread, less of a cookie bar. Very easy though, and pretty good.

Have been making this recipe as is for 20 plus years. It is over 100 years old. Someone always wants the recipe.

These were easy and delicious. I made them for our Christmas party at work and my family loved them. I was shocked to see that I had some left to bring to the party.

My husband and I just moved South from Ohio, and I stumbled across chew bread at a local cafe/ bakery... having never heard of it before, I decided to try it out, and enjoyed it so much that I s...

Bread is definitely chewy. I goofed when measuring brown sugar, which comes in a 2 lb bag. Instead of using 1 pound (2 cups), I used 1 cup - really made a difference. Next time I'll use 2 cups f...