Chewy Pecan Bars

  • Yield: 4


1 (18.25-ounce) box yellow cake mix
1/2cup butter, melted
3 eggs, divided
1cup dark corn syrup
1/4cup light brown sugar
1 egg white
1tablespoon vanilla extract
1cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven 350F. Spray a baking pan with nonstick spray.
  2. Combine cake mix, melted butter and 1 egg. Mix thoroughly until dough becomes stiff. Evenly distribute mixture in the bottom of prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  3. Whisk 2 eggs, corn syrup, brown sugar, egg white, and vanilla in a separate mixing bowl. Stir in pecans.
  4. Pour evenly over baked crust and bake an additional 20 minutes until filling is set.
Recipe reprinted with permission from Too Hot in the Kitchen (Holly Clegg, 2010). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 104
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 18mg
  • Sodium 99mg
  • Carbohydrate 15g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Protein 1g