Pecan Pie Bars for a Crowd Recipe
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. MAKES: 72 servings
6 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups cold butter, cubed
3 cups sugar
3 cups corn syrup
1/2 cup butter, melted
3 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
5 cups chopped pecans
In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pans. Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until crust edges are beginning to brown and bottom is set.
For filling, combine the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla in a large bowl. 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.