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Butter Pecan Squares


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
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


  • 1/2 cup
    butter (1 stick) , softened
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar
  • 1
  • 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


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

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


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.


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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