28 July, 2021
German Chocolate Pecan Pie BarsPosted in : Bars and Squares, Desserts and Sweets on by : Beckie Tags: brown sugar, cocoa powder, coconut, corn syrup, pecans, powdered sugar
German Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Bake Time: 15 minutes — for crust
Cool Time: 30 minutes — for crust Bake Time: 25 to 30 minutes — for bars
Cool Time: 1 hour
Chill Time: 1 hour
Start to Finish 3 hours, 35 minutes
Times are approximate
1 3/4 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
3/4 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
1/4 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter, melted
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup flaked coconut
3 cups broken pecans, toasted
measuring cups and spoons
Heat oven to 350°F. Line bottom and sides of 13×9-inch pan with heavy-duty foil, extending foil 2 to 3 inches over 2 opposite sides of pan. Spray foil with cooking spray.
In food processor, place flour, powdered sugar, 3/4 cup butter and the cocoa. Cover; process with quick on-and-off pulses until consistency of coarse meal. Press in bottom and 3/4 inch up sides of pan.
Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven; sprinkle chocolate chips over crust. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
In medium bowl, mix brown sugar, corn syrup, melted butter and the eggs with whisk until smooth. Stir in coconut and pecans. Spoon over crust. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and set.
Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 1 hour. Use foil to lift out of pan onto cutting board. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Remember, cooking times may vary depending on ovens, so test doneness before stated cooking times.