Tested till perfect Caramel Pecan Cookie Bars

Caramel Pecan Cookie Bars

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.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: © CanadianLiving.com

Recipe5 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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  • Portion size 36 bars

Ingredients

  • Sugar Cookie Dough recipe
  • 1 cup 1cupunsalted butter
  • 1 cup 1cuppacked brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupstoasted chopped pecanpecans
  • 2 oz 2ozsemisweet chocolate or bittersweet chocolate, melted
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Preparation

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 Information Per bar: about

cal 199 pro 2g total fat 13g sat. fat 6g
carb 20g fibre 1g chol 30mg sodium 48mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 5 vit A 9 folate 5
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