Pecan Bars

A Healthy Life for Me

Ready in: 45 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 10
Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup of all purpose flour
    Baking
  • 3 sticks of butter, room temperature (yea I said 3)
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1 egg, room temperature
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 1/3 cup honey
    Nut butters, Jams, and Honey
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon zest
    Produce
  • 1/3 cup of light brown sugar
    Baking
  • 2 cups of chopped pecans
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  • 1/3 cup sugar
    Baking
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract
    Baking

Steps

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Line a 9" square baking pan with foil so that it overhangs and spray with baking spray.
  • Add one stick of butter to mixer and sugar, beat on high till whipped. Lower speed and add egg and vanilla.
  • Add flour until just blended and dump in pan. Use fingers and press down until entire bottom is covered. Poke all over with fork.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Remove and allow to completely cool.In a medium saucepan over medium heat melt butter, add honey, sugar, zest and bring to a light boil, stirring constantly. About three minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add pecans. Stir to mix.
  • Pour over cooled crust and bake for 25 minutes.Pecan mix will be bubbling.
  • Remove to cool on wire rack for about 15 minutes.
  • Place in refrigerator for an hour, or until completely chilled.Grab foil ends that are overhanging and remove from pan.
  • Place on cutting board and cut into squares.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 535.24  cal  (26.76%)
  • Fat: 42.33  g  (65.12%)
  • Saturated Fat: 18.8  g  (117.51%)
  • Carbohydrates: 38.73  g  (12.91%)
  • Sugar: 23.94  g  (26.6%)
  • Cholesterol: 89.25  mg  (29.75%)
  • Sodium: 251.22  mg  (10.92%)
  • Protein: 4.42  g  (8.85%)
  • Manganese: 1.02  mg  (51.01%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.27  mg  (17.67%)
  • Vitamin A: 882.11  IU  (17.64%)
  • Copper: 0.27  mg  (13.65%)
  • Selenium: 8.31  µg  (11.87%)
  • Fiber: 2.39  g  (9.58%)
  • Folate: 38.27  µg  (9.57%)
  • Phosphorus: 90.47  mg  (9.05%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.15  mg  (8.56%)
  • Iron: 1.46  mg  (8.13%)
  • Zinc: 1.13  mg  (7.53%)
  • Vitamin E: 1.12  mg  (7.47%)
  • Magnesium: 29.76  mg  (7.44%)
  • Vitamin B3: 1.26  mg  (6.28%)
  • Vitamin D: 0.6  µg  (3.98%)
  • Potassium: 129.45  mg  (3.7%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.37  mg  (3.67%)
  • Calcium: 34.07  mg  (3.41%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.06  mg  (3.17%)
  • Vitamin K: 3.13  µg  (2.98%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.1  µg  (1.61%)

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