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Recipe of the Day: Pecan Pie Bars for a Crowd

These Pecan Pie Bars will feed a lot of people.
These Pecan Pie Bars will feed a lot of people.

PECAN PIE BARS FOR A CROWD

6 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon salt

2 cups cold butter, cubed

FILLING:

8 eggs

3 cups sugar

3 cups corn syrup

1/2 cup butter, melted

3 teaspoons vanilla extract

5 cups chopped pecans

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly.

Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two greased 15-by-10-by-1-inch (jelly-roll) baking pans.

Bake 18-22 minutes, or until crust edges are beginning to brown and bottom is set.

2. For filling, combine the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla in a large bowl. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust.

3. Bake 25-30 minutes longer, or until edges are firm and center is almost set. Cool on wire racks. Cut into bars. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6-8 dozen.

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