Best Pecan Bars

Best Pecan Bars

Best Pecan Bars
Pecans are in a league of their own. While you might enjoy a handful of nuts here and there, you won't want to miss what this decadent dessert has to offer. It's a pecan lover's wildest dream.
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36 servings

Ingredients
  • Base
  • 1 (18 oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix or butter recipe cake mix
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • Filling
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

  • Methods/steps
    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Grease 13 x 9 inch pan.
    3. Reserve 2/3 cup of the dry cake mix for filling.
    4. In a large bowl, combine remaining dry cake mix, butter and 1 egg at low speed until well blended.
    5. Press in bottom of greased pan.
    6. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until light golden brown.
    7. In large bowl, combine reserved 2/3-cup dry cake mix, brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and 3 eggs at low speed until moistened.
    8. Beat 1 minute at medium speed or until well blended.
    9. Pour filling mixture over warm base; sprinkle with pecans.
    10. Bake an additional 30-35 minutes or until filling is set.
    11. Cool completely and cut into 36 bars. Store in refrigerator.
    Additional Tips
    Ready in 1ΒΌ hour

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