Butter Pecan Turtle BarsUser Submitted Recipe
2 C flour
2 C firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 C butter
1 C whole pecan halves (not chopped)
1 C butter
3/4 C firmly packed brown sugar
1 C chocolate chips (extra as needed!)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In 3 qt. bowl, combine crust ingredients. Mix at medium speed, scraping sides of bowl Often, 2-3 minutes or until well mixed and particles are fine. Pat firmly into ungreased 9x13 pan. Sprinkle pecans evenly over unbaked crust
Prepare caramel layer. In heavy 1 qt saucepan, combine brown sugar and butter. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until entire surface of mixture begins to boil. Then boil 1/2 minute, stirring constantly.
Spoon evenly over pecans and crust. Bake near center of oven for 18-22 minutes or until entire caramel layer is bubbly and crust is light golden brown.
Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle with chips. Allow chips to melt, leaving some whole for a marbled effect. DO not spread chips. Cool completely in refrigerator. Cut Into 3-4 dozen bars.