Pecan Nut Biscuit Bars

Delicious little low calorie sweet pecan nut biscuit bars. These are only 163 calories each and taste simply amazing. Absolutely perfect as a healthy little snack. 

Pecan Nut Biscuit Bars

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And breath! 🙂  So, here is today’s cheeky little recipe. Delicious little low calorie sweet pecan nut biscuit bars that simply taste mmmmm!!

Delicious little low calorie sweet pecan nut biscuit bars that are only 163 calories each that simply taste amazing. Perfect as a snack or lunch box treat.

 

Pecan Nut Biscuit Bars
 
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Delicious little low calorie sweet pecan nut biscuit bars that are only 163 calories each that simply taste amazing. Perfect as a snack or lunch box treat.
Recipe type: Home Baking
Serves: 12
Ingredients
For the Base
  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 100g soft light brown sugar
  • 55g butter
  • 55g wholemeal flour
  • 55g plain flour
  • 1 tbsp. warm water
For the topping
  • 2 medium sized eggs
  • 1 tbsp. Plain flour
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 90g chopped pecan nuts
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C Fan.
  2. With the low calorie cooking spray lightly spray a 30cm x 20cm shallow baking tin.
To make the base:
  1. In a large mixing, or stand mixer bowl cream together the sugar and butter.
  2. Add into the creamed butter mixture the wholemeal and plain flours with the water.
  3. Spread the mixture into the shallow baking tin, pressing it down lightly to ensure that it completely covers the bottom of the tin.
  4. Bake in the oven for approximately 15 minutes until lightly browned and remove from the oven.
To make the topping:
  1. In the large mixing, or stand mixer bowl beat together the eggs, plain flour, vanilla extract and salt.
  2. Stir in the chopped pecan nuts.
  3. Spread the topping mixture over the base, making sure it completely covers the base mixture and has an even spreading of the pecan nuts.
  4. Bake in the oven for approximately 20 minutes until golden brown but not burnt.
  5. Remove from the oven, allow to cool slightly then cut the biscuit bars into 12 equal sizes and allow to cool completely on a wire rack.

Pecan Nut Biscuit Bars Nutrition Label

Delicious little low calorie sweet pecan nut biscuit bars that are only 163 calories each that simply taste amazing. Perfect as a snack or lunch box treat.

At only 163 calories each, just one of these is perfect as a little treat with your morning coffee or preferred beverage. We should keep to a minimum anything that contains sugar, which is good advice, because it’s highly addictive! But this is pretty minimal provided you keep it to just one. 🙂

Yum

Comments

  1. Those look delicious! I love all things even vaguely pecan pie-related 🙂

    • neil@neilshealthymeals.com says:

      Thank you Sabrina 🙂 Love your blog and thanks for your email. Will reply to you later. 🙂

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