Saturday, September 12, 2009

Saucepan Salted Pecan Squares

This is a simple, tasty cookie to throw together. It takes 1 saucepan and the pan you bake in. So the clean up is easy.

Saucepan salted pecan squares
350 degree oven

1/4 c butter
1 c brown sugar
1 egg
1 t baking powder
1 t vanilla
3/4 c flour
1 c pecan halves
sea salt grinder

Place pecan halves in a  7X11 pan, place in oven and turn oven on to preheat, toast pecans for about 8-9 minutes. Remove and set aside.

Melt butter in medium size saucepan, stir in brown sugar, set aside to cool.

Remove pecans from oven, empty onto cutting board to begin cooling. Set pan aside to cool.

Chop coarsely, and reserve.

Stir remaining ingredients into egg mixture.

Beat until smooth.

Pour batter into the same 7X11 pan (I sprayed with pan spray), smooth into corners of the pan.

Sprinkle chopped pecans evenly over top. Gently push them down into the batter. Carefully grind a small amount of sea salt over entire surface. Bake 20 minutes. Let cool, cut into 24 pieces.


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the southern hostess said...

These sound so yummy!

redmenace said...

I feel like singing "My Favorite Things" from the Sound of Music!

Melynda said...

These are good! Thanks for stopping by, you just can't have too many good bar cookie recipes.


saucepan said...

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Donna said...

mmmmmmmm...sweet & salty?? You had me at hello! Sounds great!

Miz Helen said...

Hi Melynda,
When you use the words simple and throw together, you have my attention. Your Salted Pecan Squares look very good.We are going to love them here at Full Plate Thursday. Thank you so much for coming today and you come back!