Chocolate-Pecan Squares

posted by Kewpys Mom 11-28-100 10:09 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Chocolate-Pecan Squares
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Serving Size : 36 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Chapter 8 Special Cookies/Special Diets

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter or margarine -- softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350º. Beat flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar and 3 tablespoons butter with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Beat on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until crumbly. Press evenly in bottom of ungreased square pan, 9 × 9 × 2 or 8 × 8 × 2 inches.

Cook 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to boil. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in pecans and vanilla. Pour over layer in pan.

Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until topping is bubbly. Sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips. Bake 2 minutes longer to soften chocolate (do not spread). Cool 10 minutes; loosen edges with knife. Cool completely. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in the refrigerator.

Please note, if you should change this recipe it will no longer be an approved Betty Crocker® Recipe. You may notice that the nutritional information calculated by MasterCook is different from the nutritional information listed in the Betty Crocker® cookbooks. Because MasterCook and Betty Crocker® use different nutritional analysis programs and different nutrient databases, variations in results are expected.

Copyright: "© General Mills, Inc. 1998."

Yield: "36 Squares"

Per serving: 100 Calories (kcal); 6g Total Fat; (55% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 43mg Sodium

Food Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates

NOTES : Make It Your Way- How about Butterscotch Chocolate-Pecan Squares? Get there by using 1/4 cup butterscotch-flavored chips and 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips instead of all chocolate chips.

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