Kentucky Derby Pie Bars

Kentucky Derby Pie Bars

 

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter, cut into tablespoons

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 cup dark corn syrup

1/2 cup butter, melted

4 large eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups chopped pecans

1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 9×13 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, granulated sugar, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press mixture firmly into bottom of prepared pan.

Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned.

In same large bowl, whisk together brown sugar and next 4 ingredients until combined. Stir in pecans and chocolate, and pour over prepared crust.

Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until center is set. Let cool completely. Remove from pan before cutting into bars. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.