Chocolate Pecan Crumb Bars

A lot of rich, a little bit of fancy, and super easy!  My mom contributed this recipe to our hometown church centennial cookbook.  It’s a family favorite and a nice change of pace from fudge and frosted sugar cookies.

Chocolate Pecan Crumb Bars

  • 1 c. butter (no substitutes)
  • 2 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 2 c. chocolate chips, reserve 1/2 c.
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c. chopped pecans

Beat butter until creamy.  Add flour and sugar, beat until crumbly.  Press 2 c. (reserve the rest) crumb mixture onto the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan.

Bake at 350° for 10-15 minutes (until edges are golden).

In a small saucepan, warm (on low) 1 1/2 c. chocolate chips and condensed milk until chips are melted.  Stir in vanilla and spread over hot crust.

Stir pecans and remaining chocolate chips into the rest of the crumb mixture.  Sprinkle over chocolate filling.  Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes.  Cool and cut into bars.

** These are very rich.  I highly recommend cutting them small.  I either cut 8×4 for 32 pieces (easier to measure), or 8×5 for 40 pieces.

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Comments

  1. This sounds like such a yummy recipe, and it is easy too. Yummy, I’ll make this one!
    Thanks,
    Yvonne

  2. These looks yummy! Merry Christmas:)

  3. This sounds so yummy.. going on the list to make this w/k. Thanks for sharing..
    hugs ~lynne~

  4. Oh, to have one right now! I’ve made these before (with and without coconut), and they are truly divine. I can almost smell the sweet scent from here!

  5. Amy @ Red Maple Corner says:

    This is my kind of sweet treat. They look delicious. Thank you for posting!

  6. This looks like a great recipe for Christmas. Doylene

  7. These really look great and will be something I will try. I would love for you to come post it to Merry Merry Munchies. The link for that will be up throughout December. There’s a giveaway:)

  8. Oh, wow! These sound absolutely scrumptious!

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