Pecan Delights

Marie Mezewski says she got the recipe for these pecan bars from "one of those gossip sheets." Her family really liked them, so she renamed them Pecan Delights. This is a very sweet, festive cookie that said "holidays" to us.

Pecan Delights (Makes 36 bars) 2 cups flour 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 1 cup cold margarine or butter one 14-ounce can condensed milk 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla one 6-ounce package almond brickle chips (such as Heath) 1 cup chopped pecans Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour and sugar. Cut in margarine until crumbly. Press firmly in the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch baking pan and bake 15 minutes. In a medium bowl, beat milk, egg and vanilla. Stir in chips and pecans. Spread evenly on crust. Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and cut into bars. Store in the refrigerator. Courtesy of Marie B. Mezewski, Baltimore Per bar: 162 calories, 2 grams protein, 10 grams fat, 5 grams saturated fat, 16 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 24 milligrams cholesterol, 28 milligrams sodium

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