Orange-Pecan Bars

Serves: 32
Total Calories: 169


1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg large
pinch salt
2 1/2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups pecans finely chopped
1 1/4 cups orange marmalade


Preheat oven to 375°. Grease and flour a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

In a large mixer bowl at medium speed, beat butter until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar, egg, and salt. At low speed, gradually beat in flour and nuts until moistened and well blended. Reserve 1 1/2 cups of the mixture for topping. Pat remaining mixture into pan and press lightly. Evenly spread marmalade over dough to within 1/2 inch of all edges. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over marmalade. Sprinkle surface with sugar.

Bake 30 to 40 minutes until medium brown. Cool pan on a wire rack. While warm, cut into bars.

Cover and store in a cool place.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 32
Total Calories: 169
Calories from Fat: 80

This Orange-Pecan Bars recipe is from the Favorite Cookie Bars Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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