Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars from Table for Seven
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  • Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars

    Dec 22nd • Posted in Brownies/Bars, Desserts

    Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars from Table for Seven

    All the great flavors of a pecan pie loaded into a delicious bar!

    Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars from Table for Seven

    I can’t seriously believe that Christmas is Monday. Already! It seems like it was just summer. This year has flown by in a crazy fast way.

    This year has been a good year for our family..some changes, but, all good. That goes for here at Table for Seven too.  We just keep chugging along here and each year, my readerships grows and it’s just such a good feeling.  Thank you to all of you for that..my family and I greatly appreciate all of you!

    With that, I want to let you guys know that this is my last post for the year.  I will be taking some time off for the holidays.

    For our last post of 2017, we have these absolutely amazing pecan bars.

    They have all the delicious tastes of pecan pie, but, it’s all nicely tucked into a portable bar.

    Our base is a simple, cake mix, egg  and butter mixture. Then, our filing is your traditional pecans and brown sugar.  But, instead of using corn syrup, we are using maple syrup.  It added a great flavor twist to these and  goes awesome with the chocolate.

    These Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars are so good and a great alternative to the classic pie!

    🎄Happy Holidays everyone and see you in 2018!🎄

    Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars from Table for Seven

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    Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars from Table for Seven

    Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars

    • Author: Erin Table for Seven
    • Prep Time: 3:30
    • Cook Time: 1:00
    • Total Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
    • Yield: Serves: 15-18

    Description

    All the great flavors of a pecan pie loaded into a delicious bar!


    Ingredients

    • 1 box, yellow or vanilla cake mix

    FOR BASE:

    • 1/3 cup butter, melted
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tsp vanilla
      • FOR FILLING:
      • 3 eggs
      • 1 1/3 cup maple syrup, store bought or homemade
      • 1 tsp vanilla
      • 1/3 cup brown sugar
      • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
      • 1 1/2 cup chopped pecans

      Instructions

      1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish.
      2. Add dry cake mix into a mixing bowl. Remove 2/3 cup of mix and set aside in a separate bowl.

      FOR BASE:

      1. In mixing bowl with remaining dry cake mix, add 1 egg, 1 tsp vanilla and melted butter. Mix until fully combined. Your batter will be thick. Spread on the bottom of prepared pan.
      2. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
      3. Remove from oven and prepare filling.

      FOR FILLING:

      1. In a mixing bowl, beat together 2/3 cup reserved cake mix, maple syrup,brown sugar, vanilla and 3 eggs. Mix until fully combined. Spread on top of base.
      2. Sprinkle top with chopped pecans and chocolate chips.
      3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until filling is set.
      4. Remove from oven and let it sit for 15-20 to cool down.
      5. Then, refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.

      Notes

      • When cutting bars, spray a sharp knife with non stick cooking spray to make the process a little less sticky.
      • Prep time includes time in fridge.

      DON’T FORGET: PIN THESE FOR LATER!

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      Maple Chocolate Pecan Bars from Table for Seven

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