Pecan Shortbread Bars

Pecan Shortbread Bars

I found a recipe years ago for Cherry Shortbread Cookies in a magazine and even though I had saved it, the magazine name had been torn off over the years. The base recipe called for most of the same ingredients listed below, with the addition of dried cherries instead of pecans, they used unsalted butter and added slightly more flour.  I had always wanted to try making my own "Pecan Sand