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This is a classic recipe updated with a sprinkle of kosher salt.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2010

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Credit: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett

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total:
1 hr 5 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 10 to 12 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.

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  • Line a 15- x 10-inch jelly-roll pan with aluminum foil; lightly grease foil. Arrange graham crackers in a single layer in prepared pan, slightly overlapping edges.

  • Combine sugar, butter, and cream in a medium-size heavy saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla and pecans. Pour butter mixture over crackers, spreading to coat.

  • Bake at 350° for 10 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned and bubbly.

  • Immediately sprinkle with salt, and slide foil from pan onto a wire rack. Cool completely (about 30 minutes). Break into bars.

  • Try This Twist! Chocolate-Pecan-Caramel Bars: Prepare recipe as directed through Step Four. Top warm bars with 1 cup dark chocolate morsels. Let stand 3 minutes, and spread chocolate over bars. Proceed with recipe as directed in Step Five. Chill 20 minutes before serving. 

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