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 Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup shortening
1
teaspoon vanilla
2
eggs
2/3
cup Gold Medal™ 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 350ºF. 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.

Expert Tips

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!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
70 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8 g
8 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
25 mg
25 %;
Sodium
80 mg
80 %;
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
24 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.