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Pecan Bars

  Sifted all purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soft butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
  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

Sift flour, salt, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar.
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.
Cool slightly.
Cut into bars 3 x 1 inch.
Dust cookies with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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 mg71.5%

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

Pecan Bars Recipe