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Pecan Squares Cookies

Rated as 4.74 out of 5 Stars

"These bars are good for snacking when you're on the road or for taking to gatherings. They're different from ordinary dessert bars...if you love pecan pie, you'll likely find them irresistible! --Sylvia Ford Kennett, Missouri"
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Ingredients

55 m servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, blend together flour, sugar, butter and salt until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly and evenly into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine first five filling ingredients. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly over hot crust. Bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.

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To me, the best part of Thanksgiving is the pecan pie. When I saw this recipe, I thought, what a great way to have pecan pie for Christmas cookies! These are really, really good. The only adv...

Most helpful critical review

Although this recipe was very good in taste, I had a very hard time cutting them into the perfect squares as pictured. It comes out more of a gooey mess. I will just stick to a pecan pie.

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To me, the best part of Thanksgiving is the pecan pie. When I saw this recipe, I thought, what a great way to have pecan pie for Christmas cookies! These are really, really good. The only adv...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE pecan pie, and now I LOVE LOVE LOVE these cookie squares! I used dark corn syrup. And because I used a 9x13 pan, I only used 1 c. of corn syrup instead of 1.5 cups. I kept th...

Delicious!! If you do not have a15x10x1pan, do not put the full amount of filling onto a 9x13. Even if you cut back the corn syrup 1C. The center will not get done. I had to throw out about 10 s...

I have made a similar recipe that used a yellow cake mix as the base and in the filling. I like this recipe much better. I too put this in a 9x13 and reduced the syrup to a cup. I also used b...

So good and pretty easy. Although I think I'll stick to pecan tassies. I like the crust and gooey center of the tassies better.

This recipe is absolutely fantastic! We just couldn't stop eating these tonight. After reading some reviews, I made a few changes. *First, I changed the servings to 12 (instead of 24) so I c...

WOW! This was amazing! I love the flavor of pecan pie, but have always thought the middle was too gooey. This fixes that! I surprised my husband with this recipe since his favorite is pecan ...

Yum! Just like pecan pie - only easier. I followed other reviewers and cut down on the corn syrup as well. I had put them in the freezer so I would stop eating them. Didn't work. I just discover...

These were wonderful! They are easy to prepare and you get so much! I followed the recipe, except that I sprinkled some pecan "cookie pieces" on top of the filling prior to second baking. My ...