Pecan Pie Bars


These pecan bars are the “melt in your mouth” kind. Great for the holiday season or when you want to prepare an extra special treat.


  • 1 box Yellow Cake Mix
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cups chopped pecans
  • Filling:
  • 2/3 cup reserved cake mix
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 eggs


Step 1

Grease bottom and sides of l3x9 inch baking pan

Step 2

Reserve 2/3 cup dry cake mix for filling.

Step 3

In large bowl combine remaining dry cake mix, butter, and l egg. Mix until crumbly. Press into prepared pan. Bake 350 degrees for l5 or 20 minutes until golden brown.

Step 4

Meanwhile prepare filling. Pour filling over partially baked crust, sprinkle with pecans, return to oven and bake for 30-35 minutes until filling sets. Cool and cut in bars. Makes about 4 dozen.


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