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
2/3 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
Heat oven to 350*F. Grease bottom and sides of square pan, 9x9x2 inches.
Mix sugar, shortening, vanilla and eggs in medium bowl. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt.
Spread batter in pan; sprinkle with pecans. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
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!