2cupspecansOptional: use halves or roughly chopped
For the Pecan Pie Bar Crust:
Preheat oven to 350º F. Line 9x13 baking dish with foil or parchment paper. Mix together the sugar, butter and flour call for in the crust portion with an electric mixer.
Press into the bottom of the 9x13 baking dish and bake until the edges turn light golden brown, about 20 minutes.
For the Pecan Pie Bar Filling:
Add the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, vanilla, melted butter and salt to a large mixing bowl. Beat together until smooth. Stir in the pecans. Pour the filling onto the crust.
Bake the pecan pie bars until golden brown and the center has set, about 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool before cutting and serving.
Store in the refrigerator or freezer.
Freezer Instructions: Allow the Pecan Pie Bars to cool completely. Store in the freezer in a freezer-safe container, covered well with foil or store in an air-tight freezer container if storing in individual pieces. Store for up to 3 months.