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Creole Pecan Praline Bars

Categories: Bars & Brownies, Clabber Girl Baking Mix Recipes

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c. Clabber Girl Baking Mix
    • 9 c. all-purpose flour may substitute up to half of the all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour, whole wheat pastry flour or your choice of bleached o
    • 1/3 c. Clabber Girl Baking Powder
    • 1 tbsp. salt
    • 1/4 c. granulated sugar
    • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
    • 2 c. shortening
  • 1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c. butter
  • 3 c. pecans chopped
  • Caramel Sauce
    • 1 c. butter
    • 2/3 c. light brown sugar
  • chocolate chips optional

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F; Pour 1/4 cup of water on 8 1/2 x 11 inch jelly roll pan to wet the surface thoroughly. Pour off water, leaving about a tablespoon of water (do this in order to keep the foil from sliding). Press a sheet of aluminum foil on pan, covering bottom and sides.

Combine Baking Mix and sugar. Cut in butter using a fork; pat onto the baking pan. Spread nuts evenly over top of dough. Pour caramel sauce over top of nuts, covering as much as possible.

Bake for 20-25 minutes.

Option: After rmoving from oven, sprinkle with chocolate chips while warm, spread when melted. Cool and cut into squares.