Kentucky Derby Pie Bars

Kentucky Derby Pie Bars

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • Graham Cracker Crust:

  • 2

    cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ½

    cup (1 stick) butter, melted

  • Filling:

  • 1

    cup granulated sugar

  • ½

    cup (1 stick) butter, melted and cooled

  • 2

    large eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla

  • 3-4

    Tablespoons Bourbon, optional

  • ½

    cup all purpose flour

  • 1

    cup chopped pecans

  • 1

    cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Butter a 9x13-inch baking dish (or use non-stick cooking spray). To make the crust: 2. Place the graham crackers and the melted butter in a medium bowl and mix together until the crumbs are thoroughly moistened. Press mixture firmly and evenly on the bottom of the baking dish and set aside. To make the filling: 3. Place the sugar and butter in a large bowl. With an electric mixer, beat mixture on medium speed until well combined. Reduce the mixer speed to low and the eggs ones at a time, add the vanilla and Bourbon, if using. Gradually add the flour until just combined. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to fold in the pecans and chocolate chips. Pour the filling on top of the crust and spread it evenly. 4. Bake for 33-38 minutes, until the bars begin to turn a light golden brown. Remove from the oven and let them cool before cutting; or eat them while still warm and gooey.


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