Pecan Shortbread Bars

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 32 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Holiday Cookbook: Fall 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecan
Topping:
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

Method

In large bowl, beat butter, icing sugar, granulated sugar and salt; stir in flour and pecans.

Press into parchment paper–lined 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan. Score into 32 bars; prick each twice with fork. Refrigerate until firm, 30 minutes.

Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven until light golden, about 25 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes. Cut along score lines into bars. Let cool completely in pan on rack.

Topping: Dust with icing sugar.

Nutritional facts Per bar: about

  • Sodium 19 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 112.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Potassium 24 mg
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 0.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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