Easy Maple Pecan Pie Bars Recipe Will Make You Hurry Through Dinner by 30Seconds Food

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Easy Maple Pecan Pie Bars Recipe Will Make You Hurry Through Dinner

A maple-flavored brown sugar pecan filling is baked in a brown sugar and cinnamon shortbread crust. Oh, my. How delicious does that sound? We see a tray of these maple pecan pie bars on your Thanksgiving and Christmas dessert table. Don't be upset if your guests rush through dinner to get to dessert.

To make these easy maple pecan pie bars you will need flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, maple syrup or pancake syrup, heavy whipping cream and pecans. These sweet maple pecan pie bars also make great food gifts for the holidays. Give the whole pan or wrap them individually.

Serve these ooey gooey sticky maple pecan bars for dessert or as a sweet fall snack anytime.

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes plus time to cool

Servings: 9




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Recipe Notes

  • Instead of pecans you could also use a mixture of pecans, walnuts, cashews or almonds.
  • Store these maple pecan pie bars in an airtight container on the counter.

Here's how to make it: 

  1. To make the crust, combine the flour, brown sugar and cinnamon in a mixing bowl. Using a pastry blender or a fork, incorporate the butter pieces until coarse crumbs form. Press the mixture into a square baking pan that's been lined with parchment paper. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  2. To make the filling, put the butter, brown sugar and maple syrup into a saucepan. Stir until the butter and brown sugar melt together. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Turn off the heat and pour in the cream. Stir until combined. Add the pecans. Pour the mixture into the crust and spread evenly. 
  3. Bake for another 25 to 30 minutes. Remove and allow to cool for at least 1 hour before removing and cutting into squares. 

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 308

Total Fat: 17g

Saturated Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 33mg

Sodium: 80mg

Total Carbohydrate: 38g

Dietary Fiber: 1.2g

Total Sugars: 22.9g

Protein: 2.7g

Vitamin D: 9mcg

Calcium: 35mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 99mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This is a delicious idea. I love maple syrup, and in this recipe, it will be extra delish! #yum
Wonderful alternative to pecan pie...

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