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Pecan Pie Bars

Pecan Pie Bars! An easy way to satisfy pecan pie cravings without the hard work! This perfect for beginners recipe is sure to impress your holiday guests!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 Bars
Calories 292kcal
Author Nichole



  • 1/3 Cup Ground Pecans
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Butter

Pecan Filling:

  • 1/3 Cup Butter
  • 2/3 Cups Brown Sugar packed
  • 3 Tbsp Honey
  • 2 1/2 Cups Chopped Pecans
  • 1/3 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 16 Pecan Halves (optional)


  • Gather your ingredients, preheat your oven to 350 degrees, line an 8x8 baking dish with tin foil and spray it with non-stick cooking spray.


  • Pulse enough pecans in a food processor to get 1/3 cup ground pecans. (See note)
  • Add the flour and brown sugar. Pulse to mix. Add the butter and pulse until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Press into the prepared baking dish. Set aside.

Pecan Filling:

  • In a small pot, bring the butter, brown sugar, and honey to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the chopped pecans and heavy cream. Pour over the prepared crust.
  • If you choose to, place the 16 pecan halves in a 4x4 square pattern on the top of the filling.
  • Bake the pecan pie bars at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely before cutting and serving.


  • If you find you have ground a bit more than 1/3 cup of pecans, just set the extra ground nuts aside and mix them into the filling when you add the chopped pecans.
  • Chilling the pecan pie bars before cutting them makes them much easier to cut.


Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 292kcal