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Chunky Pecan Bars

Skinny Snacks

Taste of Home Recipes
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Servings:Over 8
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • Filling:
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup dark corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups semisweet chocolate chunks
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans
  • Cooking Directions

    In a small bowl, combine the flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.

    Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla until blended. Stir in chocolate chunks and pecans. Pour over crust.

    Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

    Yield: about 3 dozen.

    Find all the recipes for Week One of Taste of Home's Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

    Nutritional Analysis: 1 bar equals 176 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 25 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: brown sugar, chocolate, pecans

    Course: Dessert, Snack


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