Gooey Caramel-Pecan Brownies

Gooey Caramel-Pecan Brownies

Just one taste of these rich caramel-pecan delights, and you’ll see why they’re Betty’s Best homemade brownies!

Prep: 10 min - Bake: 25 min

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans, if desired
12 vanilla caramels
1 tablespoon milk

  1. Heat oven to 350*F. Grease bottom and sides of square pan, 9x9x2 inches.

  2. Mix sugar, shortening, vanilla and eggs in medium bowl. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.

  3. Spread batter in pan; sprinkle with pecans. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

  4. Heat caramels and milk in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until caramels are melted. Drizzle over warm brownies. Cool completely. For 16 brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Makes 16 brownies

Time-Saver: If you like, save some time by substituting caramel topping for the caramels and milk. You’ll enjoy the same great taste and have more time for eating brownies!