Holiday Pecan Pie Bars Recipe

  • Servings : 10-12
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 60m

Pecan Pie is my absolute

favorite holiday dessert!

We didn’t get to make one for

Thanksgiving, so today,

I thought I’d take my Mom’s delicious

Pecan Tart Recipe and fashion it into

Pecan Pie Bars!

My experiment was a

complete success!


  • Crust:
  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups Butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • Filling:
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 TBSP heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 16 oz chopped pecans


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Spray your 13x9 pan with nonstick spray.

Step 3

Make Crust: With mixer, combine butter and cream cheese; slowly add the sugar and the egg.

Step 4

Add the flour, baking soda and vanilla.

Step 5

Place the crust in the 13x9 pan and press evenly to bottom and sides.

Step 6

Bake 15 minutes while preparing filling.

Step 7

Pecan Filling: In saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, corn syrup.

Step 8

Cook over medium heat until all melted; increase temperature and bring to a boil.

Step 9

Remove from heat and add vanilla, whipping cream and pecans.

Step 10

Pour over hot crust.

Step 11

Return to oven and bake 20 minutes.

Step 12

Let cool and cut into squares.

Step 13


Cream the butter, cream cheese,

and sugar…


Add the flour, egg,

vanilla  & baking soda.

Spoon into 13×9 dish…

Spead evenly on bottom

and sides of your dish…

bake for 15 minutes

while preparing the filling…

In your saucepan, combine the butter, brown sugar, corn syrup…

cook over medium high heat

until all ingredients are melted…

increase the temperature

and bring to a boil…

Remove from heat and add vanilla…

And the whipping cream…

And the chopped pecans…

Pour over the crust and

bake 20 minutes…

It will be perfect like this!

Cool completely and cut into bars…


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