Pumpkin Pecan Bars

Pumpkin Pecan Bars

Each bite of these mouthwatering pumpkin-filled, pecan-topped bars is filled with sweet fall flavor.

YIELDS

15 bars

INGREDIENTS

Crust

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed Florida Crystals® Organic Brown Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened

Filling

  • 1/2 cup Florida Crystals® Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 1 (15 ounce) can solid pack pumpkin
  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Pecan

  • 1/2 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Florida Crystals® Liquid Organic Raw Cane Sugar
  • 2 cups pecans, chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

Crust

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a medium bowl, mix flour, sugar and butter until crumbly. Press mixture into the bottom of 9x13-inch pan in an even layer. Bake 12 to 13 minutes.

Filling

In a large bowl, mix sugar, pumpkin, milk, eggs, spices and vanilla. Pour onto baked crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes.

Pecan Topping

In a bowl, mix molasses, vanilla and liquid sugar. Add pecans and toss until pecans are well coated. Sprinkle coated pecans over filling. Bake an additional 15 minutes.

Let bars cool completely. Cut into 15 pieces.

Store in refrigerator for up to one week.