Pecan Squares

  • Sift together 2 cups flour and 2/3 cup powdered sugar.
  • Cut in 3/4 cup softened butter using a pastry blender or fork just until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Pat mixture on bottom and 1 1/2 inches up sides of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool.
  • Bring brown sugar, honey, 2/3 cup butter, and whipping cream to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Stir in pecans, and pour hot filling into prepared crust.
  • Bake at 350° for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden and bubbly.
  • Cool completely before cutting into 2-inch squares.
  • Makes about 28 squares