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Pecan Bars I

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"A light pecan bar accented with bourbon."
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Ingredients

servings 131 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 9 inch square baking pan.
  2. To make crust: In medium mixing bowl, combine flour and salt. Add in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press dough into baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.
  3. To make the filling: In large mixing bowl, beat sugar, eggs and bourbon. Slowly add in flour and salt, mixing well. Fold in coconut and pecans.
  4. Spread filling over hot crust. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Let cool on wire racks before cutting into bars.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 131 calories; 7.6 g fat; 14.6 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 72 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very good recipe - I should have doubled it! I used margarine instead of shortening (just make sure it's cold when you put it in), only 1/2 cup of coconut (perfect amount - 2 cups would have bee...

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The crust was flat tasting and I came out almost gooey. Too much shortning! I used brown sugar (IMHO, bourbon and brown sugar are a taste combo made in Heaven!) and sweetened coconut, but they...

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Very good recipe - I should have doubled it! I used margarine instead of shortening (just make sure it's cold when you put it in), only 1/2 cup of coconut (perfect amount - 2 cups would have bee...

num! Nothing like chocolate and caramel!

The crust was flat tasting and I came out almost gooey. Too much shortning! I used brown sugar (IMHO, bourbon and brown sugar are a taste combo made in Heaven!) and sweetened coconut, but they...

This is a very easy and tasty cookie, nice at Christmas.

I thought these were pretty good, but then I like coconut.

Did we forget to add cold water to the crust part of this recipe. Even at that, the crust was flat tasting. I can't say this is Pecan Bars, I would call them Coconut Bars with chpped nuts. Too m...