Brown Sugar Squares

Recipe by Simple pleasures

Decadent brown sugar and pecans on a shortbread crust -- like mini pecan pies in a melt-in-your-mouth bite! This recipe was my mother's and the squares are a hit wherever I take them. The dessert dish always goes home empty. I usually use pecans, but other nuts can work also.

Top Review by Eldeevee

I made this for my Christmas platter and have frozen all but a few testers. They taste great and are extremely easy to make. Thanks for posting this simple recipe.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat crust ingredients together until crumbly (mixer works well).
  2. Press mixture into a 9x13 baking pan (glass works fine).
  3. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine eggs, brown sugar, vanilla and chopped nuts. Pour over baked crust base and bake another 20 minutes.
  5. Cut into squares when cool.

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