Maple Butter Pecan Shortbread

Maple Butter Pecan Shortbread
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3 Reviews
The pecan bars you've been waiting for: a butter crust with pecan pie-like topping.
15 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
25 bars

Ingredients

Shortbread

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/3 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup
all-purpose flour

Topping

1/3 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons
pure maple syrup
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1/2 cup
finely chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. 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.
  2. Meanwhile, combine 1/3 cup brown sugar, maple syrup and egg in small bowl; mix well.
  3. 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.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

My favorite cookie of all time. Delicious.

Rating

Super easy and extremely tasty ! Have baked it numerous times everyone loves them!!!!

Rating

Simple, tasty...definitely worth making over and over and over again!

Rating

This is a great and easy recipe. The shortbread crust is wonderful and so is the topping. It's a great way to have pecan pie without having a whole slice of pie, although if you are not careful you can eat more than what would be a piece of pie! I will be making this again and again.

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