Butter Pecan Squares

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ellie_

These are good after-school cookies or for a simple dessert. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (April 1984)

Top Review by Dreamgoddess

Delicious bar cookies that my family devoured in no time flat! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375-degrees F.
  2. Combine crust ingredients (1 1/4 cups flour - 1/3 cup sugar) in a small bowl of an electric mixer and beat on low until mixture resembles corse meal (this can be done also in a food processor if desired).
  3. Press dough into the bottom of an 8-inch square baking pan. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until edges are light brown. Remove from oven but keep oven on at 375-degrees F.
  4. Combine filling ingredients (2/3 cup sugar - salt) in a small bowl of an electric mixter and beat on low for 1-2 minutes or until blended.
  5. Pour filling over crust and arrange pecan squares over filling.
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until fillng is set.
  7. Cool completely before cutting into 1 1/2 inch bars.

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