Southern Pecan Bars

Southern Pecan Bars


1 cup sifted Pillsbury’s Best Enriched Flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup butter
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup Funsten’s Pecans

2 eggs
3/4 dark corn syrup
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon French’s Vanilla
3/4 cup Funsten’s Pecans


Sift 1 cup sifted Pillsbury’s Best Enriched Flour and 1/4 teaspoon double-acting baking powder. 

Blend 1/4 cup butter or margarine and 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar, creaming well. 

Add the dry ingredients; mix with an electric mixer or spoon until mixture resembles coarse meal. 

Stir in 1/4 cup Funten’s Pecans, chopped fine; mix well.  Pat firmly into well greased 12x8x2-inch pan.  

Bake in moderate oven (350-degrees) for 10 minutes only

Pecan Topping

Beat 2 eggs until foamy. 

Add 3/4 cup dark corn syrup, 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon French’s Vanilla.  Mix well.  Pour over partially-baked crust. 

Sprinkle with 3/4 cup Funsten’s Pecans, chopped.  If desired, arrange 30 Funsten’s Pecan Halves evenly over top, one for each bar. 

Bake in moderate oven (350-degrees) for 25 to 30 minutes.  Let cool in pan, then cut into bars. 

Store in tightly covered container.

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