Pecan Toffee Bars with Family to Table’s Natalie Kenny Marquez

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Champaign, Ill. (WCIA)

Guest chef and blogger, Natalie Kenny Marquez, is back with a recipe from her blog, Family to Table.

Pecan Toffee Bars

*You can find these items at your Illinois farmers market.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup soft margarine

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 egg yolk*

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup raw quick cooking oats*

3 ounces semi-sweet chocolate

1 tablespoon butter

1/2 cup chopped pecans*

DIRECTIONS:

  • Heat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a 13x9x2 inch pan.
  • To start you’ll need to make the crust of the bars. To do so, cream the margarine, brown sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the flour and oats.
  • Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
  • Bake for 15-15 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly.
  • While the crust is baking, make the topping. To do so, in a double-broiler melt the chocolate and butter.
  • Spread the chocolate mixture over the warm crust. Sprinkle with pecans.
  • Cool completely before serving. Use a sharp knife to cut into bars.

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