Pecan Bars Recipe


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexJust Enjoy
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter4 Ounce, softened (1 Stick)
 Melted butter1 Tablespoon
 Powdered sugar3 Tablespoon
 Firmly packed dark brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Corn syrup1 Cup (16 tbs) (Dark Or Light)
 Dark rum1 Tablespoon
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Chopped pecans1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 58

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.4%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 25.3 mg

Sodium 33.7 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.55 g2.2%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 1 g2.7%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C 0.09%

Calcium 0.9% Iron 2.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl, combine flour, softened butter, and powdered sugar. Stir until mixture resembles coarse meal. Press into an ungreased 9-inch square pan. Bake 10 minutes, or until crust is lightly colored.
2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat together brown sugar, com syrup, melted butter, eggs, rum, vanilla, and salt. Stir in pecans. Pour over partially baked crust.
3. Return to oven and bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until filling is set. Remove pan to a rack, cut into 36 bars, and let cool completely in pan before serving.