Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
This sweet and delicious recipe is perfect for a casual get-together!
Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup cold butter
1/4 to 1/2 cup ice water
4 large eggs
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup butter, melted and cooled
4 teaspoons vanilla extract
2-2/3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1-1/3 cups chopped pecans
~In a small bowl, mix flour and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Gradually add ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Shape into a disk; wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for one hour.
~Preheat oven to 350°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to fit bottom of a 13×9-in. baking pan; press into pan. Refrigerate while preparing filling.
~In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, and salt on high speed two minutes. Stir in flour, melted butter and vanilla. Fold in chocolate chips. Pour over pastry; sprinkle with pecans.
~Cover loosely with foil. Place on a lower oven rack; bake 20 minutes. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes longer (or until top is golden brown and a knife inserted in the center comes out clean).
~Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.
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