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Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bars

Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bars - the best of both worlds! These bars combine all the flavors of BOTH pies on a delicious shortbread crust. Because why choose between the two if you don't have to?
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 16
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 c. Simple Truth flour
  • 3/4 c. butter softened
  • 1/3 c. Simple Truth sugar

Pumpkin Layer

  • 1 egg beaten slightly
  • 1 14 oz. can Simple Truth Pumpkin Puree
  • 3/4 c. Simple Truth sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Pecan Pie Layer

  • 2 eggs beaten slightly
  • 1 c. Simple Truth sugar
  • 1 c. light corn syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. butter melted
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 c. Simple Truth chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine ingredients for crust in a medium mixing bowl; press into the bottom of a greased 9x13 inch pan.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and reduce heat to 350 degrees.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine ingredients for pumpkin layer and stir until mixed.
  5. Spread pumpkin mixture evenly over baked crust.
  6. Combine ingredients for pecan pie layer and stir until mixed.
  7. Spread pecan mixture evenly over pumpkin mixture.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour.
  9. Cool completely; store in refrigerator.