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Reduced-Sugar Quick Crescent Pecan Pie Bars

reduced-sugar quick crescent pecan pie bars Dessert
Reduced-Sugar Quick Crescent Pecan Pie Bars
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24

These pecan pie bars are an adaptation of a winning Bake-Off® contest recipe. This version has 43% less sugar and contains 10% fewer calories than the full-sugar version. MORE+ LESS-

October 10, 2018
Pillsbury Crescents
Make with
Pillsbury Crescents

Ingredients

Crust

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet

Filling

3/4
cup chopped pecans
1/4
cup Truvía™ Cane Sugar Blend
1/4
cup Truvía™ Nectar
1
tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs, beaten

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Unroll dough in ungreased 13x9-inch pan; press in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides to form crust. If using crescent rolls, firmly press perforations to seal.
  • 3
    Bake 8 minutes. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix Filling ingredients. Pour filling over partially baked crust; spread evenly.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Each bar has 90 calories and 4 grams of sugar as compared with a regular bar that has 100 calories and 7 grams of sugar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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