Ooey-Gooey Pecan Bars

Ooey-Gooey Pecan Bars might be a good recipe to expand your side dish collection. This recipe serves 10 and costs 95 cents per serving. One portion of this dish contains around 3g of protein, 42g of fat, and a total of 387 calories. 82 people were glad they tried this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. This recipe from A Healthy Life for Me requires butter, egg, vanillan extract, and pecans. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, lacto ovo vegetarian, primal, and fodmap friendly diet. Overall, this recipe earns a rather bad spoonacular score of 22%. Similar recipes include Ooey Gooey Pecan Bars For Passover, Butterfinger Ooey Gooey Bars, and Strawberry Ooey Gooey Bars.

Servings: 10

Preparation duration: 5 minutes

Cooking duration: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients:

3 sticks of butter, room temperature (yea I said 3)

1 egg, room temperature

1 teaspoon of lemon zest

2 cups of chopped pecans

¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract

Equipment:

baking pan

aluminum foil

oven

frying pan

sauce pan

wire rack

cutting board

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Line a 9" square baking pan with foil so that it overhangs and spray with baking spray.Add one stick of butter to mixer and sugar, beat on high till whipped. Lower speed and add egg and vanilla.Add flour until just blended and dump in pan. Use fingers and press down until entire bottom is covered. Poke all over with fork.Bake for 15 minutes. Remove and allow to completely cool.In a medium saucepan over medium heat melt butter, add honey, sugar, zest and bring to a light boil, stirring constantly. About three minutes. Remove from heat and add pecans. Stir to mix.Pour over cooled crust and bake for 25 minutes.Pecan mix will be bubbling. Remove to cool on wire rack for about 15 minutes. Place in refrigerator for an hour, or until completely chilled.Grab foil ends that are overhanging and remove from pan. Place on cutting board and cut into squares.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.Line a 9" square baking pan with foil so that it overhangs and spray with baking spray.

2. Add one stick of butter to mixer and sugar, beat on high till whipped. Lower speed and add egg and vanilla.

3. Add flour until just blended and dump in pan. Use fingers and press down until entire bottom is covered. Poke all over with fork.

4. Bake for 15 minutes.

5. Remove and allow to completely cool.In a medium saucepan over medium heat melt butter, add honey, sugar, zest and bring to a light boil, stirring constantly. About three minutes.

6. Remove from heat and add pecans. Stir to mix.

7. Pour over cooled crust and bake for 25 minutes.Pecan mix will be bubbling.

8. Remove to cool on wire rack for about 15 minutes.

9. Place in refrigerator for an hour, or until completely chilled.Grab foil ends that are overhanging and remove from pan.

10. Place on cutting board and cut into squares.


Nutrition Information:

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386k Calories
2g Protein
42g Total Fat
2g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
386k
19%

Fat
42g
65%

  Saturated Fat
18g
117%

Carbohydrates
2g
1%

  Sugar
0.84g
1%

Cholesterol
89mg
30%

Sodium
248mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
5%

Manganese
0.89mg
45%

Vitamin A
882IU
18%

Copper
0.24mg
12%

Vitamin B1
0.13mg
9%

Fiber
1g
8%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Phosphorus
71mg
7%

Zinc
0.98mg
7%

Magnesium
25mg
6%

Vitamin D
0.6µg
4%

Selenium
2µg
3%

Vitamin B2
0.06mg
3%

Iron
0.59mg
3%

Vitamin K
3µg
3%

Vitamin B5
0.28mg
3%

Potassium
95mg
3%

Vitamin B6
0.05mg
3%

Calcium
24mg
2%

Folate
7µg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2%

Vitamin B3
0.25mg
1%

covered percent of daily need
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