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    Pecan Caramel Millionaire's Shortbread

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    McCarthy's Note:

    Taken from 'Baking and Desserts' cook book - Tasty Tip ; Any type of nut can be used in this recipe. Why not try replacing the pecans with a variety of chopped walnuts, almonds and brazil nuts.

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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4 10 minutes before baking. Lightly oil and line an 18 cm x 28 cm tin with greaseproof or baking paper.
    2. 2
      Cream together the 125 g butter, peanut butter 75 g caster sugar until light. Sift in the cornflour and flour together and mix in to make a smooth dough.
    3. 3
      Press the mixture into the prepared tin and prick all over with a fork. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, until just golden. Remove from the oven.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile for the topping, combine the 200 g caster sugar, 125 g butter, golden syrup, glucose, water and milk in a heavy based saucepan.
    5. 5
      Stir constantly over a low heat without boiling until the sugar has dissolved. Increase the heat, boil steadily, stirring constantly, for about 10 minutes until the mixture turns a golden caramel colour.
    6. 6
      Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the pecans. Pour over the shortbread base immediately. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
    7. 7
      Break the chocolate into small pieces and put into a heatproof bowl with the 1 tbsp butter.
    8. 8
      Place over a saucepan of barely simmering water, ensuring that the bowl does not come into contact with the water. Leave until melted, then stir together well.
    9. 9
      Remove the shortbread from the refrigeratror and pour the chocolate evenly over the top, spreading thinly to cover. Leave to set, cut into squares and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pecan Caramel Millionaire's Shortbread

    Serving Size: 1 (79 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 355.1
    Calories from Fat 196
    Total Fat 21.8 g
    Saturated Fat 9.9 g
    Cholesterol 35.0 mg
    Sodium 111.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 39.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    Sugars 25.7 g
    Protein 4.3 g

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