Saturday, November 14, 2015

Baking in Bowties - Pecan Bars



1(18.25-oz.) pkg. Yellow or Butter Recipe Yellow Cake Mix

1/3 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 egg


Reserved 2/3 cup dry cake mix
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups dark corn syrup *
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
1 cup chopped pecans

1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. Reserve 2/3 cup of the dry cake mix for filling. In large bowl, combine remaining dry cake mix, margarine and 1 egg; beat at low speed until well blended. Press in bottom of greased pan. Bake at 350°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.

2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine reserved 2/3 cup dry cake mix, brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and 3 eggs; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 1 minute at medium speed or until well blended.

3 Remove pan from oven. Pour filling mixture over warm base. Sprinkle with pecans.

4 Return to oven; bake an additional 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 1 1/2 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

* Note, the corn syrup can be substituted for simple syrup if so desired.

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