Pecan Pie Surprise Bars

Enjoy these crunchy bars packed with pecans – a delightful dessert!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 40 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 36

Ingredients

Base

1
(18.25-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme™ Yellow or Butter Recipe Yellow Cake Mix
1/3
cup margarine or butter, softened
1
egg

Filling

Reserved 2/3 cup dry cake mix
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2
cups dark corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup chopped pecans
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. Reserve 2/3 cup of the dry cake mix for filling. In large bowl, combine remaining dry cake mix, margarine and 1 egg; beat at low speed until well blended. Press in bottom of greased pan. Bake at 350°F. for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine reserved 2/3 cup dry cake mix, brown sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and 3 eggs; beat at low speed until moistened. Beat 1 minute at medium speed or until well blended.
  • 3 Remove pan from oven. Pour filling mixture over warm base. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • 4 Return to oven; bake an additional 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set. Cool 1 1/2 hours or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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