Easy Pecan Pie Bars

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Title: Easy Pecan Pie Bars
Yield: 48 Servings
Categories: Christmas, Dessert, American


18 1/4 oz (1 box) white; yellow or
-chocolate cake mix, 2 layer
-size (reserve 1 cup of cake
-mix from package)
1/4 c Butter; softened
1 Egg; slightly beaten
3 Eggs
3/4 c Packed brown sugar
3/4 c Dark corn syrup
1 ts Vanilla
1 1/4 c Coarsely chopped pecans

Lightly grease a baking pan; set aside. Set aside second measure of the
cake mix for the filling.

Preheat oven to 350?F.

For the crust, in a large mixing bowl combine remaining cake mix, butter,
and slightly beaten egg. Stir with a fork until crumbly. Turn into prepared
pan. With lightly floured hands, press evenly onto the bottom to form a
crust. Bake for 12 minutes .

Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium bowl combine the second measure of
eggs, brown sugar, corn syrup and vanilla. Add the reserved cake mix; stir
with a fork just until blended. Some tiny cake clumps will remain.

Spread filling evenly over baked crust; sprinkle with pecans. Bake for 25 -
30 minutes or till filling appears set when pan is gently shaken. Cool
completely on wire rack. Cut into bars. Cover and chill to store.

Makes 48 pieces.

NOTES : The taste of pecan pie in an easy to eat bar.

Recipe by: Frances Bolton

Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 624 by "Valerie Whittle"
on Jan 28, 1998