Chunky Pecan Pie Bars Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chunky Pecan Pie Bars Recipe
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Chunky Pecan Pie Bars

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"From the kitchen of Nestle, a bar cookie with a rich buttery crust and delicious chocolate and pecan topping."

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. FOR CRUST: BEAT flour, butter and brown sugar in small mixer bowl until crumbly. Press into prepared baking pan. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. FOR FILLING: BEAT eggs, corn syrup, granulated sugar, butter and vanilla extract in medium bowl with wire whisk. Stir in chunks and nuts. Pour evenly over baked crust. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on wire rack.
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  • PREP 25 mins
  • COOK 50 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr 15 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 11, 2002

Per the recommendation of one of the other reviewers, I halved the amount of chocolate called for in this recipe. The result: awesome. By lessoning the amount of chocolate, the great pecan filling was enhanced- not covered up. I expect I will make these again. Yummy!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 11, 2002

The bars are very tasty, but the chocolate was a little overpowering. If i make them again i will cut down on the amount of chocolate chunks.

 
Jun 05, 2007

These are great! I increased the pecans to almost 2 cups and I used only about 1/2 cup chocolate chips instead of an entire bag of the pieces as directed. I just sprinkled the chocolate chips over the top before baking. I think they'd be far too rich with an entire bag because this was plenty! Everybody loved them.

 
Aug 30, 2003

Wonderful recipe. I substituded walnuts for the pecans and did not have corn syrup on hand so mixed 1/2 C brown sugar with 1/4 C water. It turned out nicely and everyone has been snitching pieces from it nonstop since it got out of the oven. I will be making this again.

 
Mar 26, 2006

My family loves these rich bars, but I've changed the recipe just a bit: instead of using a whole package of chocolate chunks, I use about a half package of Nestle caramel chocolate swirl morsels instead :) The result = a not-so-overwhelmingly-chocolatey taste with a creamy caramel addition.

 
Dec 11, 2002

These are probably great for older kids, but mine is only 2 years old, so they weren't particularly "kid friendly" for him...These are really yummy!! My husband could not get enough of them! Just be careful not to overbake...corn syrup gets very chewy and hard when it is overbaked (happened a bit on the edges of the pan for me).

 
Oct 13, 2010

This is far and away the BEST recipes I have ever used from allrecipes. Love it! The first time I made these exactly as written and they were the best thing I've ever eaten, but hubby thought they had too much chocolate. The next time I used 1/2 bag of chocolate chips instead of the chunks per his request. I prefer the recipe as written, but either way, these are delicious, and very easy too make.

 
Dec 17, 2010

These were so good and so easy to make! I made the recipe exactly as is, except without vanilla because I didn't have any and they were still delish. Very sweet and very chocolaty. One thing that I would add is these get better after a day or two. They were good straight out of the oven but fell apart a bit. By the next day they held together well and the flavours just seemed even richer. I just covered them and left them on the counter and they seemed to taste better every day!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 254 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 51 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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