Chewy pecan bars

    30 min

    These are the perfect snack or lunchbox treats. They are easy to make, sweet, chewy and packed full of pecans.

    19 people made this

    Makes: 36 bars

    • 450g dark brown soft sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 250g plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 110g chopped pecans

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Grease a 38x25cm swiss roll tin.
    2. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar and eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, stir in the flour, salt, vanilla and pecans.
    3. Spoon mixture into the prepared baking tin and bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool and cut into squares.

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    I needed a quick recipe and pulled this one up from my recipe files. To my surprise, it was fantastic. I urge everyone to try it.  -  12 Sep 2000  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I'm a sugar and sweets lover, and it's the kind of snacks I like. Easy to fix, not that much dishwashing (just one pan), and keeps well. Try it, I'm almost sure you'll like it.  -  10 Mar 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Very easy to make. They taste good. Excellent recipe to make when you need something quick.  -  23 Jun 2004  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)