Butter Pecan Bars

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A friend of mine, who picks pecans every year, brought me some of these yummy bars along with a sack of pecans. They are incredibly rich and gooey, and freeze like a dream. Easy and perfect for the holiday season.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 - 8x8 inch pan

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup butter, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup pecan halves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8x8 inch square baking pan.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar. Beat in the eggs and vanilla. Stir in the flour and pecans until just blended. Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.

  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges begin to pull away from the sides of the pan. Allow bars to cool in the pan before cutting.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

538 Calories
28g Fat
69g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 538
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 148mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 52g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 136mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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