Pecan Bars

This bar cookie has a thin shortbread layer topped with a pecan-honey mixture that is addictive!

Ingredients

Crust:

1 cup flour

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup chilled butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

Topping:

1 cup pecan pieces

1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed

1/3 cup GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY

3 tablespoons heavy cream

Honey Tips

Honey Is One of the Oldest Foods

Honey is one of the oldest foods in existence. It was found in the tomb of King Tut and was still edible since honey never spoils.

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9-inch square pan with non-stick cooking spay.
Crust:
In a food processor combine flour and sugar. Add butter and pulse until moist clumps form. Press dough onto bottom of prepared pan.
Bake about 15 minutes or until just golden.
Topping:
In a small saucepan combine all topping ingredients. Heat until mixture comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook 2 minutes.
Pour over crust. Bake about 10 minutes or until topping bubbles and is light caramel in color.
Let cool completely before cutting into 2-inch squares.
Yields: 16 squares