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Pecan Bars

Experience a slice of Southern charm with delectable Pecan Bars. These treats feature a classic crunchy pecan topping, sitting atop a buttery shortbread crust. The sweet, syrupy filling infused with vanilla and often a hint of bourbon, offers a pleasing contrast to the nutty crunch of the pecans. Pecan Bars make a versatile sweet treat, perfect for the holiday season, family celebrations, or just an everyday dessert. Enjoy them with a cold glass of milk or a hot cup of coffee. Whether you're a seasoned baker or a novice, the simplicity of this recipe makes it a favorite among many.
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IN DESSERT
431
CAL / 100G
$0.39
AVG / OZ
Pecan Bars
70%
CARBS
24%
FAT
5%
PROTEIN
Pecan Bars FAQ
Pecan Bars are relatively easy to make, but they do come with their own unique set of challenges. Most of the problems arise from the crust preparation, the baking time, and how to get that perfect balance of sweetness. Following the recipe steps diligently and using high-quality ingredients will enhance the overall flavor and texture of the bars. Overbaking and underbaking are two major issues as they can affect the texture of your pecan bars. A good tip to remember is that the pecan filling will continue to cook and firm up as it cools, so you should remove your pecan bars from the oven when they're still slightly jiggly in the middle for that perfect, juicy interior. Also, people often struggle with cutting the bars - chilling them in the fridge before cutting can help in getting those clean, sharp edges.
Can Pecan Bars be made without corn syrup?
Can I add chocolate to my Pecan Bars?
Why did my Pecan Bars turn out dry?
What type of pecans should I use for Pecan Bars?
Can I use a store-bought crust for Pecan Bars?
Why is my Pecan Bars' crust crumbly and hard to cut?
How do I know when my Pecan Bars are done?
Why are my Pecan Bars gooey/runny?
How do I cut Pecan Bars without them falling apart?
Can I freeze Pecan Bars?
Health Info
Macros
22g
CARBS
7g
FAT
1g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LOW FAT
HIGH CALCIUM
VEGETARIAN
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
Contains these allergens
TREE NUTS
MILK
WHEAT
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