Put a smile on everyone's face around the Thanksgiving table with the perfect Thanksgiving Dessert Treat, Chunky Pecan Pie Bars. You can find this recipe on many sites on the web and I went with the one from the CooksRecipes website! Check out Cooks to see all their recipes including a great selection of not only Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes but Desserts for all the Holiday Seasons. Enjoy! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Chunky Pecan Pie Bars
If you like pecan pie you'll love these pecan pie bars with chocolate!
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
3 large eggs
3/4 cup corn syrup
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 3/4 cups (11.5 ounce package) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks
1 1/2 cups pecans, coarsely chopped
1 - Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
2 - For Crust: Beat flour, butter and brown sugar in small mixer bowl until crumbly. Press into prepared baking pan.
3 - Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
4 - 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.
5 - Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.
Makes 36 bars.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/36 of recipe): Calories: 259 Calories from Fat: 134 Total Fat: 14.9 g Saturated Fat: 6.1 g Cholesterol: 40 mg Sodium: 72 mg Carbohydrates: 32 g Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g Sugars: 16.6 g Protein: 2.9 g