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Pecan Pie Bars (Southern Living)

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“This recipe was sent as a promotion for the book "Christmas with Southern Living 2000." The pecans are very finely chopped and make a pretty and delicious bar cookie.”
1hr 40mins

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  1. Combine flour, sugar and salt in large bowl; cut in 3/4 cup butter thoroughly with a pastry lender until mixture resembles very fine crumbs. Press mixture evenly into a greased 13 x 9 inch pan, using a piece of plastic wrap to press crumb mixture firmly in pan. Bake at 350* for 17 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Combine brown sugar, corn syrup, and 1/2 cup butter in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring gently.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir one-fourth of hot mixture into beaten eggs; add to remaining hot mixture. Stir in pecans and vanilla.
  4. Pour filling over crust. Bake at 350* for 34 to 35 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yields 16 large bars.

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