Chocolate Chunk- Butter Pecan Bars

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Chocolate Chunk- Butter Pecan Bars

Yield: 3 dozen bars

Prep Time: 20 min

Cook Time: 25 min

Ingredients:

1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup salted butter, softened
1 large egg yolk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
One 10-ounce package Hershey's milk chocolate chunks
1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan.

2. In large mixing bowl, use an electric mixer to combine the brown sugar, butter, egg yolk and vanilla; blend in the flour and salt. Press the mixture into the prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; Immediately sprinkle the chocolate chunks onto the crust. Let stand until softened (about 5 minutes). Spread evenly over the crust, and sprinkle with pecans.

3. Allow to cool completely and cut into bars.

Source: RecipeGirl.com