These cookies are a cinch to make. Graham crackers form a crust and are topped with a nutty, caramel syrup that is studded with pecans. Coarse salt finishes the cookie.
Caramel Pecan Bars (makes a 15" x 10" pan)
1 cup chopped pecans
1 cup brown sugar, packed
3/4 cup butter
2 T heavy whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla
1. Toast pecans for 10 minutes in a 350 degree oven.
2. Lightly grease a 15" x 10" foil-lined jelly roll pan. Layer the pan with graham crackers.
3. Bring brown sugar, butter, and cream to a boil for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and add vanilla and pecans.
4. Pour hot syrup over crackers and spread to cover. Bake for 10 minutes in a 350 degree oven. Grind some coarse salt over the crackers. Cool in pan and then break into pieces with hands.