Pecan Pie Surprise Bars
Easier than a pecan pie these Pecan Pie Surprise Bars are a sweet and chewy dessert recipe that is a staple on the Thanksgiving table.
Servings 36 bars
9x13 Baking Dish
- 1 box yellow cake mix reserve 2/3 cup
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 1 egg
- 1 cup pecans chopped
- 2/3 cup reserved cake mix
- 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
- 1 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 3 eggs
Grease bottom and sides of a 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Preheat oven to 350°F. Reserve 2/3 cup of dry cake mix for filling.
In a large mixing bowl combine remaining dry cake mix, butter and 1 egg.
Fold in 1 cup chopped pecans. Mixture will be tacky.
Wet fingers and press into prepared pan. Bake for 15 - 20 minutes.
Using an electric mixer combine all filling ingredients together on medium speed for 1 - 2 minutes. Pour filling over partially baked crust.
Sprinkle with pecans. Bake 30 - 25 minutes until filling is set. Cool and cut into 36 bars.
Calories: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 80mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 109IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg