Mother’s Pecan Squares

Like a slice of pecan pie in bar form, delicious.

Original recipe makes 1 -9×13 inch pan


1 cup butter, softened
2 cups dark brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 pinch salt
2 cups sifted cake flour
1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9×13 inch baking pan.
  2. Cream the butter and 1 cup of the dark brown sugar together until light and fluffy. Mix in 1 beaten egg then add the flour and until well combined. Pour batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
  3. Cover the batter with the remaining well-beaten egg. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the dark brown sugar over the surface then sprinkle with the chopped pecans and top with the remaining 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 35 minutes. Let cool for 30 minutes then cut into squares.


Calories: 218 kcal
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Cholesterol: 38 mg
Fat: 11.5 g
Fiber: 0.6 g
Protein: 2 g
Sodium: 82 mg