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Chocolate Chip-Pecan Bars

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 1 hr 45 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 32 servings
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A pan of these sweets might disappear as quickly as you can make them!

Ingredients

6
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
box white or yellow cake mix
2
cups pecan halves
2/3
cup butter or margarine
2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1
bag (6 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In medium bowl, cut 6 tablespoons butter into cake mix, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until crumbly. Press firmly in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 13 to 14 minutes or until crust is dry.
  • 2 Sprinkle pecan halves evenly over baked layer. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 2/3 cup butter and the brown sugar to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally; boil and stir 1 minute. Spoon mixture evenly over pecans.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 16 minutes or until bubbly and light brown. Sprinkle chocolate chips over warm bars. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Store covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). In medium bowl, cut 6 tablespoons butter into cake mix, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until crumbly. Press firmly in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 13 to 14 minutes or until crust is dry.
  • 2 Sprinkle pecan halves evenly over baked layer. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 2/3 cup butter and the brown sugar to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally; boil and stir 1 minute. Spoon mixture evenly over pecans.
  • 3 Bake 13 to 16 minutes or until bubbly and light brown. Sprinkle chocolate chips over warm bars. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows. Store covered.

Expert Tips

Like walnuts? You could use them instead of the pecans.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
27%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
13g
13%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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