Praline Bars

Posted by: pwhayes 06-22-99 8:59 PM

Praline Bars

2 cup All-Purpose Flour*
2 teapoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups packed dark brown sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans
36 pecan halves
Confectioners sugar (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Cream brown sugar and butter or margarine. beat in eggs and vanilla until light and fluffy. Blend in flour mixture. Stir in chopped pecns. Spread batter into prepared pan. Place pecan halves on top.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until middle is set. Cool on wire rack and cut into bars. Sift with confectioner's sugar (optional)

Makes 3 dozen 1 1/2x2-inch bars.

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