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PECAN PIE BARS

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PECAN PIE BARS

  • Base:
  • 1 1/4 cups butter
  • 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Mix the butter and sugar until light and creamy for about 3 minutes. Add the eggs 1 at a time and mix well. Add the salt and baking powder and mix well. Add the flour and mix well. Spoon the mixture into a greased baking tray and make level – don’t go up the sides. Bake at 180°C for about 15 minutes until set, but not browned. Remove from oven and let it cool slughtly.

  • Topping:
  • 250 grams butter
  • 1/2 cup golden syrup (150 grams)
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar (300 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons cream
  • 500 grams pecan nuts, chopped into smaller pieces

Put the butter, syrup and brown sugar in a heavy based pot on a low heat until the butter and sugar is melted. Turn up the heat and let it boil rapidly for 3 minutes whilst stirring – do jot let it burn. Remove from heat and stir in the cream and pecan jut pieces. Spoon on tol of the base and level. Bake for 30 minutes at 180°C.
Let it cool slightly before cutting. Refrigerate until serving.
Note:
I used my rusk pan with cutter.
I got 36 bars.

Photo: Wayne Dugmore

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