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Honey Pecan Triangles

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

4 dozen

After stirring up batches of these tasty bar cookies for many years, I know to include plenty on cookie trays. They have all the goodness of pecan pie and are so easy to serve to a crowd. —Debbie Fogel, East Berne, New York
Honey Pecan Triangles Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 13x9-in. baking pan with foil, letting ends extend up sides; grease foil with 2 teaspoons butter.
  2. In a large bowl, cream remaining butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes; beat in egg yolk. Gradually beat in flour. Press into prepared pan. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine brown sugar, butter and honey. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cream and pecans. Pour over crust. Bake until hot and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  4. Lifting with foil, remove from pan. Cut into 24 squares. Cut squares diagonally into triangles.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 159 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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