Toffee Pecan Squares

Toffee Pecan Squares

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  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 1¼ cups packed dark brown sugar

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 2 tsp vanilla

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted

  • 1 lb bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped


In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg yolks. Beat in vanilla and salt. Stir in flour. Stir in 1/2 cup of the pecans. Line 13 x 9 inch pan with foil, extending ends over sides as handles for removal. Evenly press dough into pan; bake in centre of 350 F oven for about 20 minutes or until edges are golden. Sprinkle with chopped chocolate; bake for 2 minutes. With palette knife, smooth melted chocolate over base; sprinkle evenly with remaining chopped pecans. Let cool in pan on rack. Refrigerate for about 2 hours or until firm.


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