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A delicious dessert bar with caramelly walnuts and pecans atop a buttery shortbread crust. It’s a Fall favorite in this house!
In this house, we love nuts — pecans, walnuts, peanuts, cashews, almonds. I even love pistachios. If it’s a nut someone in this house probably likes it. That’s why I decided to whip up something featuring two of my favorite nuts — walnuts and pecans.
Plus it’s the Fall and that’s typically harvest time for most nuts. That means fresher nuts will be popping up in stores. YES!
Not to mention, I’ve been dying to make something with this most amazing honey since I was introduced to it — Manuka Honey by Pacific Resources International. This honey isn’t like anything you’ve tried before, it’s better!
Read more about Manuka Honey HERE
I’ve never experienced such thick honey before — like caramel thick. It’s AMAZING and pairs perfectly with nuts. These Honey Walnut Pecan Bars are similar to my Caramel Pecan Pie Bars, just nuttier and have that yummy honey note.
For anyone who loves nuts and honey — this recipe is for you. It would make an excellent Thanksgiving treat! OR, you could wrap them up for a tasty Christmas gift too! No one can say no to these Pecan Bars 🙂
Personally, I think they taste better the day after they are made.
SO go ahead whip up a batch of this DELICIOUS Honey Walnut Pecan Bars for tomorrow — your family won’t mind 😉
Honey Walnut Pecan Bars
A delicious dessert bar with caramelly walnuts and pecans atop a buttery shortbread crust. It's a Fall favorite in this house!
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2/3 cup powdered sugar
- 3/4 cup butter cubed
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2/3 cup butter
- 3 tbsp half and half
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup walnuts
- 2.5 cups pecans
Preheat oven to 350°. Line a 13 x 9-inch pan with foil, making sure to cover the sides. Lightly grease the foil.
Using a food processor, pulse flour, salt cubed butter, and powdered sugar until a coarse crumbs forms. Press mixture onto the bottom of the pan, and slightly up the sides.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. Set aside.
In a medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, honey, vanilla, half & half, and butter. Heat over medium-high heat until the butter and sugar melt and ingredients combine. Stir in pecans and pour mixture over crust.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars and enjoy!
Krystle Cook – the creator of Home Jobs by MOM – put her psychology degree on a shelf and dived into a pile of diapers and dishes instead. She is a wife and mother to two rambunctious boys, sweating it out in her Texas hometown. She loves cooking, DIY home projects, and family fun activities.