Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

I have no financial affiliation with QVC other than they have met my wallet and my UPS guy knows all about the relationship. You have to admit, these are great storage for holiday goodies though.. just sayin'.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of pecan halves
  • 1 cup of pecan pieces
  • 2 teaspoons of kosher or coarse sea salt
  • 1-3/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder (like Hershey's)
  • 2/3 cup of powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup of cold butter or vegetable shortening (like Crisco)
  • 1-1/2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of all purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup of light corn syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons of bourbon, optional
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
Read the whole recipe on Deep South Dish