Pecan praline pie bark is a delectable and simple treat that combines the flavors of pecan praline pie in a convenient, bite-sized form. It’s perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. Here’s how to make pecan
praline pie bark:
- 2 cups pecan halves
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
- 1 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 12 graham cracker sheets
1. Preheat the Oven:
a. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
2. Prepare a Baking Sheet:
a. Line a 9×13-inch baking sheet with parchment paper, allowing some overhang on the sides for easy removal.
b. Arrange the graham cracker sheets on the parchment paper in a single layer, breaking them if necessary to fit the pan.
3. Toast the Pecans:
a. Spread the pecan halves on a separate baking sheet and toast them in the preheated oven for about 5-7 minutes, or until they become fragrant and lightly toasted. Watch them carefully to prevent burning.
4. Prepare the Praline Topping:
a. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
b. Stir in the packed light brown sugar and salt. Allow the mixture to come to a gentle boil, stirring continuously.
d. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the pure vanilla extract.
5. Pour Over the Graham Crackers:
a. Pour the hot praline mixture evenly over the graham cracker sheets. Use a spatula to spread it out and ensure the graham crackers are fully coated.
6. Add the Toasted Pecans:
a. Quickly arrange the toasted pecan halves on top of the praline-covered graham crackers. Press them down slightly to adhere.
7. Chill and Set:
a. Place the baking sheet in the refrigerator to cool and set for at least 2 hours, or until the bark becomes firm.
8. Break into Pieces:
a. Once the pecan praline pie bark has set, use the parchment paper overhang to lift it from the pan.
b. Break it into bite-sized pieces.
a. Serve your pecan praline pie bark and savor the sweet, nutty, and caramel flavors.
This delicious treat combines the wonderful tastes of pecan praline pie in an easy-to-make bark form. It’s perfect for serving at gatherings, gifting, or satisfying your own sweet cravings. Enjoy!
Credit: Healthy Juice