Saturday, December 1, 2012

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars & Our Second Blog Anniversary

It's hard to believe we decided to start this two years ago today but they always say time flies when you are having fun. And I know we have all had a lot of fun sharing all the dishes we have made.  My husband and I have eaten way more desserts than we should have since we started this.  Luckily for us he doesn't ever have to worry about his weight and I love going to the gym. The girls and I have gotten to be much better cooks because of  Flavors by Four and we aren't afraid to try anything now. We are so grateful for all of our readers and look forward to another great year of trying new foods and new flavors.

We had these as one of our 4 desserts on Thanksgiving.  You always need at least one chocolate dessert for the non-pumpkin lovers in the family. These are from

1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
1-1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
3 large eggs
3/4 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups pecans, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line bottom and side of a 9 x 13 pan with aluminum foil.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter, brown sugar, flour, and salt until coarse crumbs form.  Pour mixture into prepared pan.  Press firmly into the bottom.

Bake until lightly browned about 25 - 30 minutes.  Let cool for 10 minutes.

While that is cooling, in a large bowl, mix eggs, corn syrup, sugar and 2 tbsp melted butter until well combined.

Add chocolate chips and pecans.

Pour over cooled crust.  Bake until set about 25 minutes.  Cool completely in pan before lifting out of pan with foil.  Cut bars and serve.

Enjoy!!  Susan

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  1. Congratulations - 2 years is quite an achievement. Have some fun!

  2. Thank you so much for linking up at my linky party! I am pinning every post to my Show Me Your Plaid Monday's Board for all to see! I hope you come back each week!

  3. FABULOUS...these look delicious. And Happy Blogiversary!! I'm so happy you linked up with Mop It Up Mondays yesterday. You're being featured on The Tuesday Ten:

    Thanks bunches!

  4. I saw this picture and had to come running....Oh my! I am definitely a chocolate lover. These look great! Thank you for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday.

  5. Happy blogiversary! What a big deal!! We are about to hit our 5th! :)

    You may have heard, but we are giving away a SIlhouette Cameo along with free ad space every week at our link party. Would love if you stopped by!

  6. These look amazing! Stopping by via The Country Cook. If you haven't already, I would love for you to come share at my Farm Girl Blog Fest:

    Fresh Eggs Daily

  7. This kind of recipe absolutely SCREAMS my name! MMM de-lish. Thanks for linking up at Weekend Potluck.

  8. Congratulations on your 2 years! I just love your pecan pie bars they look delicious and a perfect way to celebrate. Hope you have a great week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  9. They look scrumptious! My husband would love a bite right now (he's sitting beside me, drooling)!
    Thank you so much for sharing this at Wednesday Extravaganza - Hope to see you there again tomorrow with more deliciousness :)

  10. Happy Anniversary!! These sound delish!! Thanks for linking up to Tasty Thursdays at The Mandatory Mooch. Can't wait to see what you link up this week. Thanks, Nichi

  11. Looks delicious!! These wouldn't last long in my house! Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines


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