Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins

I found this recipe last week in the Houston Chronicle. It was originally submitted by Audrey Earley of Sugarland, Texas. I made it this weekend and my whole family raved over it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with non-stick cooking spray, such as Pam.
  3. For crust and topping, cream butter and brown sugar; Add flour and mix.
  4. Stir in pecans.
  5. Set aside 1 cup of mixture for topping.
  6. Press remaining mixture into baking pan.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  8. In a mixing bowl, blend granulated sugar and cream cheese until smooth.
  9. Add egg, milk, lemon juice and vanilla extract; Beat well.
  10. Spread cream cheese mixture over crust and sprinkle with reserved topping.
  11. Return to oven and bake 25 minutes more.
  12. Cool, then chill and cut into triangles or squares.
  13. Keep refrigerated.
  14. ~NOTE~Recipe can be doubled and baked in a 9X13-inch pan.


Most Helpful

I remember seeing this recipe - and trying it out myself. I must agree that they are DELICIOUS! :)

Lady D. March 16, 2004

In addition to not being able to reserve 1 cup of the pecan mixture for topping, it doesn't tell you where to add in the flour. Poorly written -- I hope I'm guessing right.

JackPants April 11, 2011

These are wonderful bars!

dmeester September 27, 2009

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