Crunchy Pecan Bars

Recipe by HELEN PEAGRAM
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READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 72 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 275°F (135°C). Butter a 15 x 10 jelly-roll pan.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add egg yolk and vanilla; mix well.
  • In a medium-size bowl, mix flour and cinnamon.
  • Sfir flour mixture into creamed mixture, using hands to mix stiff dough, if necessary.
  • Spread evenly in buttered jelly-roll pan.
  • In a small bowl, beat egg white just until well mixed; spread over dough.
  • Sprinkle pecans evenly over top, then sprinkie lightly with sugar.
  • Bake in preheated oven about 1 hour or until set. Cut in 2 x 1" bars or diamond shapes while still very warm.
  • Remove cookies from baking sheet to wire racks and cool.
  • Cookies become crisp as they cool.
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