Pecan Chewies

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

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    25 mins


    35 mins


  1. 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.
  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar until smooth. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  3. 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.
  4. 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