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Walnut Pie Bars


Looking for an alternative to pecan pie bars?

If you like walnuts, we think you'll quickly fall for this easy recipe for Walnut Pie Bars.

And, it's made extra special with the addition of chocolate chips.

Made with a basic crust layer that is topped with a filling of sugar, vanilla, chocolate chips and walnuts, it's easy to see how this tasty and chewy cookie bar compares to more traditional pecan pie.

But if you're like us and sometimes just don't want pecans, you can easily whip up a batch of these bars and share with friends and family alike.

Don't miss all the flavors and tastes of a favorite pie in this easy-to-eat bar cookie form.

If these bars aren't what you're looking for, you might be interested in this recipe for Toffee Walnut Triangles.

Walnut Pie Bars

Walnut Pie Bars

Walnut Pie Bars Recipe

For the Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar

For the Filling:

  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (12 ounce package) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Prepare the Crust:
    In a small mixing bowl, beat flour, 1/2 cup butter and brown sugar until crumbly.
  3. Press dough into bottom of greased 13x9-inch baking pan.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Prepare the Filling:
    In a large mixing bowl, beat together eggs, corn syrup, granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons butter and vanilla until combined.
  6. Stir in chocolate chips and chopped walnuts.
  7. Pour filling over hot crust.
  8. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until center is set.
  9. Cool pan completely on wire rack.
  10. Cut bars into desired size and shape.

This recipe makes one 13x9-inch pan of Walnut Pie Bars

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