Pecan Shortbread Bars

Pecan Shortbread Bars are an irresistible dessert! A mix between a pie and a cookie, these best ever pecan bars have a buttery shortbread crust and a sweet caramel pecan topping.


butter sugar egg flour baking powder salt honey brown sugar orange zest lemon zest heavy cream vanilla extract pecans chocolate

Prepare Base

Prepare shortbread crust, then press it into a 9x9-inch pan and bake.


Prepare Filling

Combine the butter, honey, brown sugar, and zests in a medium-sized pot. Cook on medium heat. Remove the pot from the heat and stir in the heavy cream and vanilla extract.


Add Pecans

Stir in the chopped pecans.



Pour the filling over the baked crust and evenly spread it out. Return the pan to the oven and bake until the filling is set.