Chocolate Pecan Bars

Posted by: Schmitty 09-20-99 2:11 AM

Chocolate Pecan Bars

1 cup all purpose flour
2/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup Cocoa
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups (1/2 sticks) cold butter or margarine
2 eggs (divided use)
1 can (14 oz) Sweetened Condensed Milk - not evaporated milk
1 1/2 teaspoons maple flavoring
2 cups pecan halves or pieces

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

In large bowl, sift together flour, sugar, cocoa and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in 1 beaten egg. Press mixture evenly on bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-x 2 inch baking pan and bake 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk, remaining 1 egg and flavoring; stir in pecan halves. Pour over prepared crust distributing pecan halves evenly. Return to oven and bake 25 minutes longer or until golden. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars. Store tightly covered at room temperature.

Yield: About 24 to 36 bars.

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