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Brown Sugar Pecan Bars


This recipe for Brown Sugar Pecans Bars is reminiscent of Pecan Pie only in bar cookie form.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Yield: 9 - 16 Brown Sugar Pecan Bars


  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 8x8 square pan. Cream butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Stir in flour. Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and place on wire rack. While crust is cooling, beat remaining sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in nuts. Pour into crust. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Allow to cool in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle Brown Sugar Pecan Bars with additional powdered sugar if necessary prior to cutting into bars.
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