Recipe for Chocolate Pecan Bars


    Chocolate Pecan Bars

    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup butter, softened
    1/4 cup packed brown sugar

    3 large eggs
    3/4 cup corn syrup
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    2 tablespoons melted butter
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 3/4 cups semisweet chocolate chunks
    1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped pecans

    To make crust: Beat flour, butter and brown sugar in a small mixing bowl until crumbly. Press into a greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

    To make filling: Beat eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl with a wire whisk. Stir in chunks and nuts. Pour evenly over baked crust. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

    Makes about 3 dozen bars.