Toffee Pecan Bars
- 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- 1 cup butter or margarine
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup light corn syrup
- 2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
- 1 cup english toffee bits (from 8 ounce bag)
- Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease bottom and sides of 15X10X1 inch pan with shortening or cooking spray (do not use dark pan).
- In large bowl, beat 3/4 cup butter and 1/3 cup brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg; beat until well blended. On low speed, beat in flour until dough begins to form. Press dough in pan.
- Bake 12 to 17 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Meanwhile, in 2 quart saucepan, heat 1 cup butter, 3/4 cup brown sugar and the corn syrup to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil 2 minutes without stirring.
- Quickly stir pecans into corn syrup mixture; spread over partially baked crust. Bake 20 to 23 minutes or until filling is golden brown and bubbly.
- Immediately sprinkle toffee bits evenly over hot bars.Let stand 5 minutes to soften. With rubber spatula, gently swirl toffee bits over bars. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares, then cut each square in half to make triangles. Store in refrigerator.
- Do not leave these bars sit too long without cutting. I would imagine they would get difficult to cut.
This recipe is a personal recipe added by wntrrider and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.
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