Nov 23, 2016

Pecan Shortbread Squares Recipe - Eggless Pecan Bars Recipe


This is my first attempt in making and eating a pecan desert.. it is too good to resist. I am sure everyone who eats this will love it for sure.





I am in a whole thanskgiving mood and cooking up a storm for this thanksgiving. I am trying to cover as much recipe as i can and this was my first recipe on the list. I ordered pecans from amazon and made this as well a pecan pie too. Both were irresistable.



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.



Preparation Time : 10 mins
Baking Time : 45 mins
Makes : 16 squares
Recipe Source: Onceuponachef

Ingredients:


For Crust:

All Purpose flour / Maida - 3/4 cup / 90 grams
Cornflour / Cornstarch - 1/4 cup / 30 grams
Powdered Sugar / Confectioners Sugar - 1/2 cup / 60 grams
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Cold Unsalted Butter - 115 grams / 1/2 cup

For Topping:
Butter - 115 grams / 1/2 cup
Brown Sugar - 3/4 cup / 150 grams
Honey - 3 tblspn
Vanilla - 1 tsp
Milk - 2 tblspn
Pecans - 3 cups chopped (375 grams)
Salt a pinch

(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)

Method:

Preheat oven to 170 degree C. Line a 9 inch square baking pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside.

Take flour, cornflour, powdered sugar, salt in a bowl and mix well. Add in the cubed butter and use a fork to rub it well. Now press this in the baking pan and bake for 15 mins, remove and set aside.

Now take butter, sugar, honey, salt and milk in a sauce pan and bring it to a boil. Cook for 1 or 2 mins.

Take it off the heat, add in vanilla, pecan and mix well.

Pour this over the crust and bake for 20 mins. It will be bubbly but once it cools it will set.

Now cool it down completely and slice.

Serve.

 


Pictorial:
Line a baking pan with foil and grease it with oil or butter
take flour in a bowl


add corn flour


add salt


add in powdered sugar


add in cold butter


mix well using a fork


now it is crumbly


spoon it in the baking pan


press it down


bake till done


take your filling ingredients


take butter in a sauce pan


add milk


add brown sugar


add a pinch of salt


add honey
mix well




bring it to a boil


boil for 2 to 3 mins


take it off the heat


add vanilla


add pecan
mix well




pour it over the crust
pop it in oven and bake for few mins




remove it and cool down


slice and serve





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