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Maple Butter Pecan Shortbread

Maple Butter Pecan Shortbread

The pecan bars you've been waiting for: a butter crust with pecan pie-like topping.

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15 min
Prep Time
1 hr 15 min
Total Time



1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup all-purpose flour


1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3 tablespoons pure maple syrup

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1/2 cup finely chopped pecans

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter and 1/3 cup brown sugar in small bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture forms a dough. Press evenly into ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Prick with fork. Bake 20 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Meanwhile, combine 1/3 cup brown sugar, maple syrup and egg in small bowl; mix well.

  4. STEP 4

    Spread topping over hot, partially baked shortbread; sprinkle with pecans. Continue baking 12-16 minutes or until lightly browned. Immediately run knife around edges to loosen. Cool completely. Cut into bars.

Nutrition (1 bar)

100 Calories
6 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
45 Sodium (mg)
12 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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