CARAMEL PECAN BARS

CARAMEL PECAN BARS

Happy New Year from Moore Or Less Cooking! This is the first recipe on my blog for 2014! I am happy to post a very delicious and easy cookie bar to start the New Year off with sweet luck! Thinking that we were eating lots of delicious lucky foods for New Years Day, I thought that this Caramel Pecan Bar would be perfect, it tastes like a pecan pie in a bar. As soon as friends took their first bite, they asked if this was posted on my blog! So here you go! My new favorite Caramel Pecan bar! I wish you all a Happy Healthy Prosperous New Year 2014!

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home

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CARAMEL PECAN BARS
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Recipe type: Bars
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4 dozen
 
Easy delicious holiday bars!
Ingredients
  • ingredients
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • Confectioner's sugar, optional
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, combine butter and sugar over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
  2. In a small bowl, beat eggs and vanilla. Gradually add hot sugar mixture, stirring constantly.
  3. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to the butter mixture and mix well.
  4. Stir in pecans.
  5. Spread into a greased 13 inch x 9 inch baking pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out with moist crumbs and edges are crisp.
  7. Cool on a wire rack.
  8. Dust with confectioners sugar if desired.
  9. Cut into bars.
  10. Yield 4 dozen.

 

  • http://raeganmirickfoodblog.blogspot.com/ Raegan

    I have this recipe on my blog also. These bars are AMAZING, I have been making them for years. Happy New Year!

    http://raeganmirickfoodblog.blogspot.com/

    • http://mooreorlesscooking.wordpress.com nettiemoore11

      Thank you Raegan! They really are fabulous! Happy New Year! Nettie

  • http://pastriespumpsandpi.blogspot.com/ Tameka

    Look delicious and easy to make.
    http://pastriespumpsandpi.blogspot.com/

    • http://mooreorlesscooking.wordpress.com nettiemoore11

      Thank you Tameka, I love those easy delicious recipes! Nettie

  • http://keepingitalltogetherwithsevenkids.wordpress.com keeping it all together with 7 kids

    Those look delicious! They’re on my must try list!

    • http://mooreorlesscooking.wordpress.com nettiemoore11

      Thank you! Hope you get a chance to bake them! Happy New Year! Nettie

  • http://www.mizhelenscountrycottage.blogspot.com/ Miz Helen

    Yes thank you, I would just love to have one of your Caramel Pecan Bars, it looks delicious. Thanks so much for bringing this awesome recipe to Full Plate Thursday today and have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

    • http://mooreorlesscooking.wordpress.com nettiemoore11

      Thank you Miz Helen! Have a wonderful weekend!

  • http://www.mizhelenscountrycottage.blogspot.com/ Miz Helen

    Congratulations!
    Your recipe is featured on Full Plate Thursday this week. Enjoy your new Red Plate and have a great weekend!
    Miz Helen

    • http://mooreorlesscooking.wordpress.com nettiemoore11

      Thank you so much Miz Helen! Have a great weekend! Nettie

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