Chocolate Pecan Bars (Makes 24 To 36 Bars)



  • 1 1/4 s unsifted flour
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/3 unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 cup cold margarine or butter
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cups chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350°. (325° for glass dish). In large bowl, combine flour, sugar and cocoa; cut in margarine until crumbly. Press firmly on bottom of 13×9 – inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine sweetened condensed milk, egg and vanilla; mix well. Stir in nuts. Spread evenly over crust. Bake 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Cut into bars. Store covered in refrigerator.
Texas Pecan Growers Association

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