Mrs. Fields Pecan Pie Brownies

Mrs. Fields Pecan Pie Brownies

These are some unusual brownies, they do not have chocolate in them. They taste like pecan pie.

1/2 C. Vegetable Shortening
1/2 C. Brown Sugar
2 Tbsp. Molasses
2 Tbsp. Dark Karo Syrup
2 Egg Yolks (beaten)
1 1/2 C. Flour
1 tsp. Vanilla
1/4 tsp. Baking Soda
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/4 C. Pecan Pieces
16 Pecan Halves
1 Tbs. Dark Karo Syrup (for pecan halves)

Mix pecan halves with 1 tablespoon of dark Karo syrup and set aside. Beat
shortening with brown sugar until creamy. Add molasses, 2 tablespoons dark
Karo syrup, and pecan pieces, blend. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla. Measure
flour, add baking powder, baking soda, and salt. To batter slowly mix in dry
ingredients until all ingredients are blended well.

Place in a 8?x 8? greased baking pan. Top batter with arranged pecan halves
that have been mixed with the dark Karo syrup.

Place baking pan in a preheated oven at 350 for 25 – 30 minutes. (if glass
baking dish is used bake at 325 for 25 – 30 minutes)