Looking for a new recipe for bar cookies? How about trying this one for Pecan Chewies? They are buttery, chewy, simple to make, taste delicious, and the recipe makes two dozen… in hardly any time at all!Pecan Chewies are bar cookies that are absolutely buttery, chewy and delicious! You can make 2 dozen of these yummy family friendly treats in no time at all!
I found this recipe on Pinterest (thanks to Stacey at Southern Bite) and decided to make a batch, using some of the Texas pecans my Mom orders for us each year. It was a sacrifice making yummy bar cookies, but hey… someone’s gotta do it!

These Pecan Chewies are just that… a little bit chewy, not overly sweet, yet they are wonderfully buttery and delicious! They’re also incredibly easy to make! Here’s how to whip up 2 dozen in no time at all:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.  Spray a 13×9 inch cake pan with some non-stick baking spray before beginning.  Melt butter, and add it to a large bowl. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar, and mix it well by hand (no mixer needed!).  Add the beaten eggs, then the flour.

Stir the dough really well, until all ingredients are incorporated into batter and no lumps remain.  Next… add in the chopped pecans and vanilla.

Dough is made for pecan chewies...

Stir well, then evenly spread dough into prepared 13×9 inch baking pan.

Pecan chewies dough is spread into 13x9 inch baking pan.

Bake at 300 degrees F for between 40 and 50 minutes (oven temps vary).  Make sure to NOT over bake the bar cookies.  I checked mine at the 40 minute mark and they were done!  When done, remove pan to a wire rack and let the Pecan Chewies cool.  Once they are at room temperature, cut into 24 portions.

After baking, the bar cookies are sliced into 24 portions.

That’s it! See how simple they were to make with only about 10 minutes work?  The bars all came out of the baking pan very easily, as well.  And they REALLY are good!  See those yummy chopped pecan pieces in them? YUM.

You can see the chopped pecans in these delicious bar cookies.

Pecan Chewies are stacked on a plate, ready to be eaten!

Look… I even saved you one. Want a bite? I love that these bars are not overly sweet.  I “might” have even had one with my morning coffee this morning… heh heh heh! I think you will really enjoy these chewy bar cookies, and there’s certainly enough to share!

Want a bite of this chewy pecan bar cookie?

I hope you enjoy this recipe. It’s always fun to try new recipes and I love it when I find a really GOOD one, like this! Speaking of good bar cookie recipes, you might want to check out my recipes for Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars, Blackberry Pie Bars, Lemon Bars or my decadent and Best Brownies. I think you will LOVE them all!

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Recipe Source: http://southernbite.com/pecan-chewies/

Pecan Chewies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
 

Pecan Chewies are bar cookies that are absolutely buttery, chewy and delicious! You can make 2 dozen of these yummy family friendly treats in no time at all!

Category: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pecan chewies
Servings: 24 bars
Calories Per Serving: 210 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 cubes) butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar (light or dark-I used dark)
  • 2 eggs , beaten well
  • 2 cups self-rising flour (See NOTES for self-rising flour substitution)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Spray a 13x9 inch cake pan (bottom and sides) with non-stick baking spray.
  2. Melt butter; add it to a large bowl. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar; mix well, by hand (no mixer needed!). Add beaten eggs, then the flour. Stir dough really well, until all ingredients are incorporated into batter and no lumps remain. Next add in the chopped pecans and vanilla extract. Stir well, then evenly spread dough into prepared 13x9 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake at 300 degrees for about 40 to 50 minutes (oven temps vary). Make sure NOT to over bake. I checked mine at the 40 minute mark and they were done! When done, remove pan to a wire rack and let the Pecan Chewies cool. Once at room temperature, cut into 24 portions. Serve, and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

If you do not have self-rising flour you can substitute 2 C all-purpose flour + 3 tsp. baking powder+1 tsp. salt.

Nutrition Facts
Pecan Chewies
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 210 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 75mg3%
Potassium 48mg1%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 17mg2%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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