Chocolate Pecan Squares

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I made these for my friend Greg, whose favorite dessert is pecan pie. He took them in to his office, and I got an e-mail from Sandy, saying “Can we have some more? Please, please, please!!”

Chocolate Pecan Squares

Joan Donogh
Like chocolate pecan pie in square format.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

Base:

  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

Topping:

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup chocolate chips

Instructions
 

Base:

  • Combine butter and egg yolk in a mixing bowl. Add flour and icing sugar. Press into a greased 8 inch square pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Topping:

  • In a large bowl, beat eggs until slightly foamy.
  • Combine brown sugar, flour, and salt. Stir into the eggs until blended.
  • Beat in the corn syrup and lemon juice. Stir in the pecans and chocolate chips.
  • Spread over the base. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35 to 40 minutes, until the top is set and the edges are browned. Cut into squares when cold.

 

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