Pecan Pie Bars

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 2 & 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup cold butter, cut in pieces
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Topping:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1 & 1/2 cups light or dark corn syrup
  • 1 & 1/2 cups sugar
  • 3 tbs. melted butter
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 & 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans

Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease 13x 9 pan.

2. With a mixer at medium speed, Mix ingredients until crumbly. Press into bottom of pan. Bake 20 -23 minutes.

Meanwhile, in same bowl, beat eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla  well until blended.  Stir in pecans by hand. Pour over hot crust and bake 25 minutes. Cool completely before cutting.

About Peggy

Peggy Chaney was best known as cook and co-owner of Peggy's Restaurant in Kings Mountain, North Carolina (which she and her sister, Loretta, ran for over two decades). You can find her pages on Google+, Twitter and Facebook. One of eleven siblings, she was the daughter of a Baptist preacher, and was well remembered for her kind spirit and regard for others. Her genuine warmth and grace is sorely missed.

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