Pecan Squares


Are you looking for a new dessert that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser? These chewy pecan squares are like mini pecan pies and your family will love them.

Pecan Squares

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Pecan Squares


Pecan Squares

2/3 cup confectioner’s sugar
2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 pound sweet butter; softened

2/3 cup butter (about 11 tablespoons)
1/2 cup honey
3 tablespoons heavy cream
1/2 cup brown sugar
3 1/2 cups shelled pecans; coarsely chopped

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  • Preheat oven to 350-degrees and grease a 9×12 inch baking pan.
  • In a large mixing bowl, sift the sugar and flour together. Cut in butter using two knives or a pastry blender, until you have a fine crumb texture. Using a piece of parchment paper, pat the mixture into the prepared baking pan to form the crust. Bake for 20 minutes, then remove from the oven and set aside.
  • In another bowl, beat together the melted butter, honey, cream and brown sugar. Stir in pecans until they are coated. Spread the sticky mixture over the crust.
  • Return to oven and bake for 25 minutes more.
  • Cool completely before cutting into squares.

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  1. Betsy Barnes says:

    This recipe would be a huge hit in my family! We all love pecans and these look amazing! 🙂

  2. clojo9372 says:

    Oh this looks fantastic! I love nuts and pecans are one of my favorites. I look forward to giving this a try! 🙂

  3. Amber Ludwig says:

    Omgosh these look amazing!! Remind me of down home cooking!! Delish!!

  4. Tiffany says:

    Hi, Joanne ~ I love pecans, so this recipe is right up my alley! I’m pinning it, so that we can make it for this holidays this year. Thanks for linking up with us at the Merry Monday Link Party! See you again on Sunday night!
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  5. Twitter:
    These look fabulous! Thanks for sharing with Saucy Saturdays!
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  6. Diane says:

    These look perfect for a fall snack or dessert! Sharing now!
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  7. Oliva Ohlson says:

    Yummy!!! Thank you for sharing recipe. Pinned!

  8. Twitter:
    Hey Joanne, those look wonderful, I love a recipe starts with a cookie crust, thanks for sharing on Friday Features, I have pinned for future reference.

    Have a great weekend, Karren

  9. Trisha says:

    Oh my, oh my!

    These look amazing! I love pecan pie, so I know I will love these! I also love how you used honey instead of a corn syrup!

    Pinned and shared to Facebook!

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  10. Rose Siders says:

    I pinned these the other day! My husband loves pecans, so I am gonna have to make these for him soon! I can’t have them because I’m diabetic, but I might be able to make a similar version that’s lower in carbohydrates…hmmmm…Thanks for the inspiration!
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  11. Rachee says:

    I love pecans and want to try this! This recipe looks simple enough that I can get it together.
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  12. Pam says:

    I can see this being a family favorite in my house. We love pecans and we love desserts. This will make a great sweet to serve on Sundays when we have our football crowd here.

  13. Star Traci says:

    Those look amazing! My grandmother used to make incredible pecan squares and now that she’s passed, I want to start making them. This looks like a very doable recipe. I’m excited to try!
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  14. Twitter:
    i so what to make these. I love me some pecans and these would make a great dessert.
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  15. Cyndie says:

    You had me at pecans! Yet another great recipe I will be pinning.

  16. Debbie L. says:

    These look tasty 🙂 Pinned to make for a work event. Pecans are my favorite nut!

  17. I love anything with pecans can’t wait to try these out.
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  18. These look so delicious. My mom would love these too; pecan pie has always been her favorite. Thanks so much for sharing on Inspire Me Wednesday. Featuring you in this week’s issue.
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  19. That look so delicious!

  20. Those look delicious! I bet they would be great warm with vanilla ice-cream!
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  21. Lena says:

    All love how pecan pieces look – so delicious
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  22. Susan says:

    I can do treats like these pecan squares any day! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  23. This would be a dream come true for the husband! He loves pecans!
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