You’re going to love these Easy Pecan Pie Bars with Sugar Cookie Crust. It’s like two treats in one! Get the recipe here.
This easy recipe for pecan pie bars saves time by using prepared sugar cookie mix for the crust.
Growing up in the South, pecans and pecan pie are a way of life! I don’t think I’ve ever been to a potluck party or family event where there wasn’t at least one pecan pie on the dessert buffet.
If it’s not a staple dessert where you live, I urge you to make this pecan pie bars recipe with an easy sugar cookie crust. One taste and you’ll see why we love our pecans! The sweet and salty combination is one of my favorites.
I’ve typically made me pecan pie bars with a shortbread crust. But this sugar cookie crust is a delicious alternative and I’ll use it often.
If you like pecan pie you’re going to love these hand held dessert bars.
Add these pecan pie bars with sugar cookie crust to your next dessert table or Christmas cookie exchange party.
Variety is the key when setting up a dessert table with small bites. You’ll want to include cookies, bars, and truffles as well as something with chocolate. It’s also a good idea to add something fruity to the mix of items.
These pecan pie dessert bars are a terrific addition and are easy to pick up as you continue socializing.
Easy Pecan Pie Bars with Sugar Cookie Crust
- 1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
- 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 egg
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
In large bowl, stir all Crust ingredients until dough forms. Press dough in bottom of pan using floured fingers. Bake 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir all Pecan Filling ingredients until well blended. Pour over hot crust.
Bake 15 minutes or until center is set. Cool completely, about 2 hours before cutting.
Store covered in refrigerator.
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