December 18, 2011

Holiday Cheer - Pecan Fingers

Pecan Fingers

Crust Ingredients

½ cup margarine or butter
¼ cup shortening 
¾ cup powered sugar
1 ½ cup flour

Filling Ingredients:

1 cup light or brown sugar
2 eggs
½ tsp baking powder
1 tbls flour
½ tsp vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven 350°.

Crust: Blend margarine and shortening until creamy; add powdered sugar and mix well. Add flour, mix well. Press dough evenly in bottom of ungreased 9x13-in pan, half an inch up the sides. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light brown. Remove from oven.

Filling: In medium bowl, stir filling ingredients together very gently with fork until well mixed. Pour filling over hot crust, spread evenly. Bake 20 minutes. Cool and cut into bars.

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marybelle said...

I love pecans. I actually have a Pecan Nut Tree in my backyard. It is yet to deliver one single nut. I will not hold my breath.

Becky said...

I love pecans. This sounds like a simple but delicious recipe. I will be giving this a try. Thanks for sharing it with us. Happy Holidays!!