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Butter Pecan Squares

Details

Time
2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
16 squares

Good things happen when pecans get together with HERSHEY'S Milk. Chocolate Chips. These butter pecan squares and bars are a perfect example. They're a great recipe for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up or a delicious gift for the host of the next get-together.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Bake Time
28 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup
    butter (1 stick) , softened
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups
    HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate Chips (11.5-oz. pkg.) , divided
  • 3/4 cup
    pecans chopped , divided

Directions

Equipment Needed 
Oven Oven
Baking Pan Baking Pan
Mixing Bowl Mixing Bowl
Mixer Mixer
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Rubber Scraper Rubber Scraper
Wire Rack Wire Rack
1

Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 8-or 9-inch square baking pan.

2

Beat butter, brown sugar, egg and vanilla in medium bowl until fluffy; stir in flour. Stir in 1 cup milk chocolate chips and 1/2 cup pecans. Spread batter evenly in prepared pan.

3

Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle remaining 1 cup chips over surface. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes or until chips soften; spread evenly. Immediately sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup pecans over top; press gently onto chocolate. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into squares.

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