Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Pecan Praline Bars

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Source: Sweet and Savory Tooth


Pecan Praline Bars
adapted from Taste of Home Cookies

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup butter, divided
2 tablespoons evaporated milk
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt


In a saucepan, combine the 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter and milk. Stir over low hear just until butter is melted. Pour into an ungreased 8x8 inch baking pan; sprinkle evenly with the pecans.

In a small bowl, cream the 2 cups brown sugar and remaining butter; add eggs. Stir in flour, vanilla and salt until moistened. Spread over pecans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, or until bars test done. Cool for 5 to 10 minutes before inverting onto a tray or serving plate. Cool slightly before cutting. Makes 16 bars.