Butter Pecan Turtle Bars

Sunday, December 6, 2009

This recipe was submitted by Fran Rediger of Cape Girardeau.

Butter Pecan Turtle Bars

Crust:

2 cups of flour

1/2 cup of oleo

Combine crust and oleo using a fork. Pat into ungreased 9-by-13 inch pan.

Filling:

1 1/2 cups of whole pecans

1 cup of brown sugar

2/3 cup of oleo

2 cups of chocolate chips

Sprinkle the pecans over the unbaked crust. In a heavy pan combine brown sugar and 2/3 cup of oleo. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil for 30 seconds. Pour evenly over pecans and crust. Bake 18 to 22 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with 2 cups of chocolate chips. Allow chips to melt and then swirl, don't spread. Let cool and cut into bars.

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