The original amount is listed first. After the recipe, is my cut-down of the recipe. We do not need 6-8 dozen bars for 2 people. (g)
6 cups all-purpose Flour
1-1/2 cups Sugar
1 tsp Salt
2 cups Cold Butter (NO substitutes!)
3 cups Sugar
3 Cups Corn Syrup
1/2 cup Butter, melted
3 tsp Vanilla Extract
5 cups Pecans, chopped
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut in better until crumbly. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two greased/buttered 15" x 10" x 1" baking pans. Bake at 350°F for 18-22 minutes or until crust edges are beginning to brown and bottom is set.
Do not turn off the oven just yet! You are not done!
Combine the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla in a large bowl; mix well. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust.
Bake 25-30 minutes longer or until edges are firm and center is almost set. Cool on wire racks. Cut into bars.
Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6-8 dozen.
Note: We nuke some warm and eat with vanilla ice cream, or as-is.
Smaller Batch Pecan Pie Bars
1-1/2 cups Flour
1/4 cup + 1-1/2 tbsp Sugar
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Cold Butter
3/4 cup Sugar
3/4 cup Corn Syrup
1-1/2 tbsp Butter, melted
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1-1/4 cups Pecan, chopped
Follow recipe as stated, using a 9" x 13" pan.