Pecan Pie Bars (Paleo, Gluten-Free)

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by J-Lynn

You will enjoy these if you are trying to eat healthier but still need something sweet! These really do give a delicious flavor not unlike pecan pie! (although the crust by itself is not super tasty.) I'm very interested in seeing the nutrition facts... From paleogirlskitchen.com

Top Review by Barbara L.

I just made these and like them a lot. I baked them at a lower temperature, 300 degrees F, in a convection oven, and for a shorter time, 15 minutes, and the crust was a bit darker than I'd like, next time I'll do 10 minutes. The topping is great, not too sweet, and moist and chewy- I also baked that for a lot less time, only 15 minutes at 300, and it is perfect. I have a serious sweet tooth but these are satisfying!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine almond flour, 1 egg, oil, cornstarch, and sea salt, using a mixer or a food processor, until well combined; dough will be very stiff.
  3. Press by hand evenly into a greased 8x8 inch square pan; bake for 17 minutes.
  4. Blend the dates in a food processor on high for about 1 minute, until paste-like.
  5. Add the 2 eggs, maple syrup, and vanilla; process on high until smooth.
  6. Pour this filling mixture over the warm crust and evenly sprinkle pecans over the top, pressing them in lightly.
  7. Bake for another 30-35 minutes.
  8. Allow the bars to cool before cutting.

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