Cookies

Sweet Georgia Pecan Bars

204

This is an absolutely YUMMY bar cookie and I am thrilled to share with you. When you make these they will surely be one of the first to disappear. Your family will LOVE these. Please come back and let me know how much they enjoyed them in the comment section.

48
3 c all purpose flour
1/2 c sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 c butter, cold
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/4 c dark corn syrup
1 1/4 c sugar
3 Tbsp butter, melted
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/2 c pecans, chopped
1/3 c dried cherries, snipped (or use dried cranberries)
Preheat oven to 350. Line a 15x10x1 inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Grease the foil, set pan aside. In a large bowl, combine flour, the 1/2 cup sugar, and the salt. Using a pastry blender, but in the 1 cup of butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs, corn syrup, the 1 1/4 cups sugar, the 3 tablespoons butter, and the vanilla until combined. Sprinkle pecans and dried cherries over hot crust. Slowly pour egg mixture over all. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Lift baked mixture from pan using the foil. Remove foil. Cut into bars. These freeze great! Makes 48 bars.
Nutritions

Calories
250

Sodium
39mg
1% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV