Pecans, brown sugar and butter makes for a chewy soft treat good anytime of the year.
Original recipe makes 24 bars
3/4 cup butter
3 cups packed light brown sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups chopped pecans
3 cups self-rising flour
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch pan, or for thinner bars, use a 10×15 inch jellyroll pan.
- Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
- Stir the eggs and vanilla into the brown sugar and butter. Mix in the chopped pecans, and then the flour. Spread evenly in the prepared pan.
- Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Allow to cool before cutting into bars.
Calories: 323 kcal
Carbohydrates: 40.7 g
Cholesterol: 42 mg
Fat: 17.2 g
Fiber: 1.8 g
Protein: 3.8 g
Sodium: 256 mg