Bars: Pecan Cinnabars

posted by mkme2 10-22-102 10:30 AM

Pecan Cinnabars
Yield: 24 bars

1 3/4 cups bread flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 envelope FLEISCHMANN'S RapidRise Yeast
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 egg yolk
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

In large bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, undissolved yeast, and salt. Heat milk, water, and butter until very warm (120 to 130 degrees). Gradually add to dry ingredients. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add egg yolk and the remaining flour. Beat 2 minutes at high speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or up to 2 days.

Remove from refrigerator, combine pecans, 1/2 cup sugar, and cinnamon. Sprinkle 1/4 of mixture over very lightly floured surface. Turn dough out and sprinkle with more of sugar mixture. Roll dough into small rectangle; sprinkle with sugar mixture; fold ends over center. Repeat until all sugar mixture is used. Roll out to make 10 x 8-inch rectangle. Place on greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until done. Cool on sheet; cut into bars to serve.

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