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Charleston Pecan Chewie Recipe

Made from simple ingredients like brown sugar, butter and pecans, these chewies stir up in just minutes and will become a family favorite.
5 from 4 votes


  • 1 cup salted butter, melted
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup pecans chopped
  • 2 teaspoons confectioners sugar optional, for dusting


  • Line a 9x13 inch baking pan with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray.
  • Melt butter over medium low heat.
  • Mix brown sugar and flour in large mixing bowl.
  • Pour melted butter into the large mixing bowl and combine. Add vanilla, eggs and pecans, stirring until well combined.
  • Bake in prepared pan at 325 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Cool completely before dusting with confectioners sugar and cutting into bars.


If self rising flour is unavailable, you can substitute according to the directions on our Buttermilk Biscuit post. 
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