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Pecan Bars Recipe
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Soft butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Finely chopped pecans||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Egg whites||4 , unbeaten|
Calories 1803 Calories from Fat 1116
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 131 g201.3%
Saturated Fat 37 g185.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 214.6 mg
Sodium 188.6 mg7.9%
Total Carbohydrates 149 g49.8%
Dietary Fiber 13.8 g55.4%
Sugars 82.4 g
Protein 23 g45.3%
Vitamin A 31.9% Vitamin C 2.2%
Calcium 15.8% Iron 37.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Blend in butter; add egg yolks and brandy.
Pat evenly into pan (15 x 10 x 1 inch).
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for 15 minutes.
In heavy saucepan put remaining granulated sugar, the pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon, and egg whites.
Cook, stirring, over low heat until sugars dissolve.
Increase heat and cook until mixture no longer clings to sides of pan.
Spread on baked mixture.
Return to oven for 15 minutes.
Cut into bars 3 x 1 inch.
Dust cookies with confectioners' sugar, if desired.