Holiday Pecan Pie Bars Recipe


  • 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


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Spray your 13×9 pan with nonstick spray.

Make Crust:

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

Add the flour, baking soda and vanilla.

Place the crust in the 13×9 pan and press evenly to bottom and sides.

Bake 15 minutes while preparing filling.

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

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

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

Pour over hot crust.

Return to oven and bake 20 minutes.

Let cool and cut into squares.