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The best ever simple and easy pecan pie bars - These bar cookies are easy to make from scratch and are quick to bake. This traditional Southern recipe is great for a crowd. Perfect party or potluck dessert. These classic bar cookies are gooey and chewy.

Pecan Pie Squares - Pecan Pie Bar Cookies


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups pecans chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • In a large mixing bowl, blend together flour, sugar, butter, and salt until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly and evenly into a greased jelly roll pan. Bake 20 minutes.
  • In a second bowl, combine eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter, and vanilla. Stir in pecans to coat. Spread evenly over hot crust. Bake for an additional 25 to 30 minutes, until set.
  • Cool on a wire rack then cut into squares.
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