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Carolina Glazed Pecan Bars


Indulge in the delicious flavors of the South with these delicious Carolina Pecan Bars. Packed with the rich flavor

of toasted pecans and the comforting essence of maple and vanilla, these bars are the epitome of Southern

hospitality in a dessert. The combination of a soft, moist cake base and a creamy, velvety glaze makes every bite

an irresistible treat that leaves you wanting more.

The journey to making these delicious bars begins with roasting chopped nuts in butter until they release their


nutty flavor and develop a deliciously crunchy texture. This indulgent touch enhances the bars’ flavor and texture,

setting them apart from ordinary treats.With a simple yet divine frosting of cream cheese, powdered sugar, and

hints of maple and vanilla extracts, the bars create the perfect balance of sweetness and creaminess. Whether you

share these Carolina nut bars with loved ones at gatherings or enjoy them in quiet moments of indulgence, they

are sure to leave a lasting impression on your taste buds and heart.


Carolina Glazed Pecan Bars


1½ cups chopped pecans

1 cup whole milk

1 cup unsalted butter

1 tablespoon butter


2 cups granulated sugar

4 eggs, at room temperature

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 teaspoon maple extract

3 cups all-purpose flour


2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

For the glaze:

6 cups powdered sugar

12 ounces cheese cream, softened to room temperature

1/2 cup unsalted butter

1 teaspoon maple and vanilla extract

2 tablespoons milk


1. Den Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 9×13 baking dish.


2.Toast the chopped walnuts with 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Avoid heat.

3. Beat 1 cup butter with sugar until fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time and then mix in the vanilla and maple

extracts.4. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt.

5. Gradually add the dry mixture to the wet mixture, alternating with 1 cup of milk. Add the toasted nuts.6. Pour

the batter into the baking dish and bake for 30 minutes, until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.

7. Prepare the icing by stirring together the powdered sugar, cream cheese, butter, vanilla extract, and maple

extract until smooth. Add enough milk to make it spreadable.8. Crumble half of the cooled cake and mix with ¼

of the icing. Repeat with the other half.

9. Place the crumbled cake back in the baking dish and cover with the remaining frosting.10. Refrigerate for 4

hours or overnight until completely solid.

11. Cut into cubes and serve cold.

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