Maple Pecan Squares


1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine

2/3 cup brown sugar
1 cup pure maple syrup
2 eggs, beaten
2 Tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 cup chopped pecans


Measure flour into bowl, add sugar and stir well. Cut in butter until mealy. Press into un-greased 9×12 inch pan, bake at 325°F for 12 minutes. While base is baking, combine maple syrup and sugar in small saucepan. Simmer for 5 minutes, cool a couple of minutes and pour over eggs, stirring constantly. Stir in flour and vanilla. Pour over base, sprinkle with nuts. Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or until nicely brown. Cool.