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The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

For the holidays you can’t go wrong with The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe! These are perfect for the dessert tray or table and they can be made with gluten free/dairy free substitutions.
For the holidays you can't go wrong with The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe! These are perfect for the dessert tray or table and they can be made with gluten free/dairy free substitutions. | @AFewShortcuts #dessert #recipes #glutenfree #dairyfree #pecan #thanksgiving #holiday

When the holidays roll around we just skip the Pecan Pie and go straight to the best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe! This recipe has been in my recipe box for years! They are a family favorite and one the most important reasons to look forward to baking season!

For the holidays you can't go wrong with The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe! These are perfect for the dessert tray or table and they can be made with gluten free/dairy free substitutions. | @AFewShortcuts #dessert #recipes #glutenfree #dairyfree #pecan #thanksgiving #holiday

These pecan pie bars can be made gluten Free and dairy free with just a couple simple changes. You can find those in the notes on the recipe card. Don’t worry, they taste just as amazing when you make those little changes.

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Another way you an change this great recipe up is by drizzling melted chocolate or caramel over the bars after they are cooled and cut. You can thank me later, but it is seriously life changing.

For the holidays you can't go wrong with The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe! These are perfect for the dessert tray or table and they can be made with gluten free/dairy free substitutions. | @AFewShortcuts #dessert #recipes #glutenfree #dairyfree #pecan #thanksgiving #holiday

However you choose to enjoy these, you are guaranteed to love them! If there are any uneaten bars left store them in an airtight container in the fridge until you are ready to enjoy!

The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: thanksgiving
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 12 servings

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter - or margarine, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Filling

  • 1 cup pecans - chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar - packed
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease bottom and sides of a 13x9 inch pan.
  • In a large bowl mix crust ingredients until they are a course crumb texture but stick when pressed together. 
  • Press dough in bottom and ½ inch up the sides of the 9x13 pan and bake 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Remove from oven.
  • While Crust is baking; beat brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, salt, and eggs in a medium bowl. Stir in pecans. 
  • When crust is finished, pour pecan mixture over crust and bake for another 25 minutes or until set.
  • Loosen edges from sides of pan while warm; cool completely. Cut into bars and serve. 
  • Store uneaten bars in an airtight container in the fridge.

Gluten Free

  • Use a gluten free flour mix in place of the flour.

Dairy Free

  • Substitute a dairy free margarine in place of butter.

Notes

BONUS
Melt chocolate and/or caramel and drizzle it over the top of these bars for an added bit of awesomeness!
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For the holidays you can't go wrong with The Best Pecan Pie Bars Recipe! These are perfect for the dessert tray or table and they can be made with gluten free/dairy free substitutions. | @AFewShortcuts #dessert #recipes #glutenfree #dairyfree #pecan #thanksgiving #holiday

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