Pecan Pie Bars Dipped in Milk Chocolate & Drizzled with Dark Chocolate
  • 1¼ pounds unsalted butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 extra-large eggs
  • ¾ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 4½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound unsalted butter
  • 1 cup good honey
  • 3 cups light brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 2 pounds pecans
For dipping:
  1. Directions
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  3. For the crust, beat the butter and sugar. Add the eggs and the vanilla. Addflour, baking powder, and salt. Press into an 18 by 12 by 1-inch baking sheet lined with nonstick foil and build up the sides a bit. Bake for 15 minutes, until the crust is set but not brown. Cool.
  4. For the Pecan Filling:  Put butter, honey, brown sugar in a saucepan. Cook onlow heat until melted. Raise heat and boil 3 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in heavy cream and pecans. Pour over the crust carefully. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until the filling is set. Remove and chill to cool. Cut into bars and dip half of each bar into melted chocolate! Add a drizzle if desired. Adapted from Ina Garten
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at