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Poisoned Pecan Squares

Don't let the name fool you! These pecan squares are so delicious you'll have to tell your friends they've been poisoned to keep them from disappearing.

Gooseberry Patch OCTOBER 2011

  • Yield: Serves 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/3 cup plus 1 T. butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 3 1/2 cups pecans, coarsely chopped

Preparation

Sift together flour and powdered sugar. Cut in 3/4 cup softened butter using a pastry blender or fork just until mixture resembles coarse crumbs meal. Pat mixture on bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of a lightly greased 13"x9" baking pan.

Bake at 350° for 20 minutes, or until edges are lightly golden. Cool. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring brown sugar, honey, 2/3 cup butter, and whipping cream to a boil. Stir in pecans and pour into prepared crust.

Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden and bubbly. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into 2-inch squares. Makes about 28 squares.

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