Caramel Pecan Bars. These are so addictive! Easy to make and always popular!

Let me introduce to you Jeanette! Here, Jeanette has made Caramel Pecan Bars.

Anyone who loves caramel and pecans will be in heaven when you take a bite of one of these bars!
Be sure to make double as they don't last long. They are real easy to make so let's see how Jeanette makes them!

Recipe Adapted from Gourmet 1999 and made by Jeanette Hanson-Parker

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Prep Time: 20-30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: Makes a 9 x 13 pan, cut the bars to a size that suits.

Ingredients

For crust:

1 cup /225 g unsalted butter, room temperature
2/3 cup / 130 g brown sugar
2 2/3 cups / 330 g all-purpose / plain flour
1/2 teaspoon salt

For topping:

1/2 cup / 110 g unsalted butter
1 cup / 200 g light brown sugar
1/3 cup / 110 g honey
2 tablespoons heavy cream
2 cups / 290 g chopped pecans

Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C / gas 4 and line a 9×13-inch pan with kitchen foil, making the sides bigger so you can use the edges to lift it out later.

The crust

2. Add the flour, salt, butter and brown sugar in a mixer and pulse until crumbs

3 . Add the crust mixture to the pan and press down, make it firm and then place in the oven for 20 minutes.

The filling

4. In a saucepan, add the butter, honey, brown sugar, and heavy cream, and stir over medium heat. Allow the mixture to gently simmer for about 1 minute, then add the chopped pecans and combine.

5. Remove the crust from the oven and whilst it is still hot, pour the pecan filling all over the hot crust spreading evenly so the whole surface is covered.

6. Place the pan in the oven bake for an extra 20 minutes.

7. When done, let the Caramel Pecan bars completely cool before trying to cut them.

When cold, lift it out of the tray and slice to your desired size.

Caramel Pecan Bars. These are so addictive! Easy to make and always popular!

Caramel Pecan Bars. These are so addictive! Easy to make and always popular!

Caramel Pecan Bars
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Servings: 9 x 13 pan
Ingredients
For crust:
  • 1 cup /225 g unsalted butter room temperature
  • 2/3 cup / 130 g brown sugar
  • 2 2/3 cups / 330 g all-purpose / plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
For topping:
  • 1/2 cup / 110 g unsalted butter
  • 1 cup / 200 g light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup / 110 g honey
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 2 cups / 290 g chopped pecans
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F / 180 C / gas 4 and line a 9×13-inch pan with kitchen foil, making the sides bigger so you can use the edges to lift it out later.
The crust
  1. Add the flour, salt, butter and brown sugar in a mixer and pulse until crumbs
  2. Add the crust mixture to the pan and press down, make it firm and then place in the oven for 20 minutes.
The filling
  1. In a saucepan, add the butter, honey, brown sugar, and heavy cream, and stir over medium heat. Allow the mixture to gently simmer for about 1 minute, then add the chopped pecans and combine.
  2. Remove the crust from the oven and whilst it is still hot, pour the pecan filling all over the hot crust spreading evenly so the whole surface is covered.
  3. Place the pan in the oven bake for an extra 20 minutes.
  4. When done, let the Caramel Pecan bars completely cool before trying to cut them.
  5. When cold, lift it out of the tray and slice to your desired size.
Caramel Pecan Bars. These are so addictive! Easy to make and always popular!

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