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Pecan Pie Bars cut on board

Maple Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Hollie Schultz
These nutty, maple-y, chocolately dessert bars will be the hit of the holidays.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings
Calories 423 kcal

Ingredients
  

Pecan Pie Bar Crust

  • 1/2 cup butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Pecan Filling

  • 4 tbsp butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups pecans chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a 9X13 baking dish with parchment paper or a silpat mat.
  • Cream the butter and brown sugar in a stand mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the maple syrup and vanilla and beat until combined. Add in the egg and mix. Scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure all ingredients are blended.
  • Add in flour, salt and baking soda. Mix until all combined.
  • Spread the dough into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 10-12 minutes and lightly brown or golden on top.
  • While crust is baking, make the pecan filling. Cream the butter and brown sugar in a stand mixer until light and fluffy. Add the maple syrup and vanilla and mix. Add the eggs (one at a time) and mix.
  • Stir in the chopped pecans and chocolate chips.
  • Pour the pecan filling over the baked cookie crust and spread into an even layer.
  • Return to oven and bake an additional 20-25 minutes.
  • Let the bars cool, cut and enjoy.

Nutrition

Calories: 423kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 5gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 127mgPotassium: 230mgFiber: 3gSugar: 29gVitamin A: 325IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 2mg
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