Caramel Pecan Cookie Bars

Author: Canadian Living

With a crunchy top and too-good-to-be-true shortbread base, these buttery bars are guaranteed to become a part of your traditional Christmas repertoire.

  • Portion size 36 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • Sugar Cookie Dough recipe
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup toasted chopped pecan
  • 2 oz semisweet chocolate melted
  • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate melted

Method

Line 15- x 10-inch (40 x 25 cm) jelly roll pan with foil; grease foil. Press dough evenly into pan. Bake in centre of 375°F (190°C) oven for 20 minutes or until firm and golden. Let cool in pan on rack.

In saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; whisk in sugar until combined, being careful not to boil. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly over base.

Bake in centre of 375°F (190°C) oven for about 12 minutes or until bubbling. Let cool in pan on rack for 20 minutes. Remove from pan; cut into bars. Let cool completely on rack. Drizzle with chocolate. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 3 days.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per bar:</b> about

  • Sodium 48 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 199.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 30 mg
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Total carbohydrate 20 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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