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Honey Bun Bars

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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 tablespoons honey

Filling

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Icing

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons milk or cream

Instructions

  1. Crust: No need to sift flour. Measure by lightly spooning into cup and leveling off.
  2. Cut butter into flour until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add water and blend until a dough forms.
  4. With floured fingers, press onto bottom of greased 13 x 9-inch pan.
  5. Drizzle honey over crust; spread slightly.
  6. Spread filling over crust.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees F for 25 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven.
  9. Sprinkle with pecans.
  10. Return to oven, bake 10 minutes longer.
  11. Cool slightly, drizzle with Icing.
  12. Filling: In saucepan melt butter in water. Bring to a boil and add flour and salt all at once. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture forms a stiff ball, about 1 minute.
  13. Remove from heat; add eggs, one at a time; beat until smooth and glossy.
  14. Stir in honey and almond extract.
  15. Icing: Combine all ingredients.

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