Chocolate Pecan Bars

Pecan Bars

Gooey, yummy, chocolatey deliciousness!  Earned rave reviews at a recent potluck party.  I am not recommending these as having any health benefits, other than they'll make you smile!

Tools needed: 
9 X 12 baking dish or pan
1.25 hours
1 1/2 cups flour (gluten-free for a gluten-free dessert)
1/4 cups sugar, divided
1/2 cup corn starch
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 cup honey
1 1/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

To make crust:

  1. Combine flour, 1/4 cup sugar, and cor starch in a large bowl.
  2. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  3. Press into greased baking pan.
  4. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 15 minute until edges are lightly browned.

To make filling:

  1. Stir together honey, remaining sugar, eggs, salt and vanilla in a large bowl until blended.
  2. Add pecans and chocolate chips.
  3. Pour over crust and bake an additional 35 minutes until filling is firm and slightly softer in the center.

Cool completely, about 2 hours, before cutting into bars.



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