Sunday, December 19, 2010

Pecan Pie Bars

A great alternative to Pecan Pie for the Holidays!

3 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup margarine
1/2 tsp salt

In large bowl with mixer at medium beat flour, sugar, margarine and salt until resembles coarse crumbs.  Press firmly and evenly into greased 15 x 10 inch baking pan.
Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. Add filling below.

4 eggs
1 ½  cups KARO
1 ½  cups sugar
3 TBSP melted margarine
1 ½  tsp vanilla
2 ½  cups chopped pecans

In large bowl beat lightly, eggs, corn syrup, sugar, margarine and vanilla.  Stir in pecans.  Spread over hot crust.
Bake 25 minutes or until set.  Cool on wire rack.  Makes 48 bars.