I'm a Little Nutty Pecan Pie Bars

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This was in the Milwaukee paper; the picture posted with them looked so good I had to post this recipe to try later...

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut 3/4 cup butter into 1/2 inch pieces.
  3. In a food processor blend butter, flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar and the salt until mixture becomes slightly crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle mixture into a 9x13 baking pan and press evenly onto the bottom.
  5. Bake on middle rack of oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Coarsely chop pecans.
  7. Melt remaining 1/2 cup butter and remaining 1 cup brown sugar, honey and cream in a heavy saucepan.
  8. Simmer mixture stirring occasionally for 1 minutes.
  9. Stir in pecans and then pour mixture over hot crust and spread evenly.
  10. Bake on middle rack of oven for 20 minutes or until bubbling; remove and let cool.
  11. When slightly cooled, run a sharp knife around the edge of the pan to loosen bars.
  12. Cool completely in the pan and cut into bars.
  13. Bars will keep for 5 days covered at room temperature.