Caramel Pecan Bars

Caramel Pecan Bars

Crust:
1 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
3 cups flour

Filling:
3 cups pecan halves
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup honey
3/4 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
1/4 cup whipping cream

Crust: Combine all ingredients with an electric mixer until blended. Press evenly in 15 x 10 x 3/4 inch jelly roll pan. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.

Filling: Spread pecans evenly over crust, placing pecans right side up. In large heavy saucepan, melt the butter and honey. Add brown sugar. Boil 5 to 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until a rich creamy caramel color. Remove from heat. Stir in cream. Mix well and pour over pecans. Bake 15 minutes longer. Cool and cut into bars.