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Gooey Caramel-Pecan Brownies

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Gooey Caramel-Pecan Brownies
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 16
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Just one taste of these rich caramel-pecan delights, and you'll see why they're Betty's Best homemade brownies!
Updated Jul 5, 2006

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
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    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

170 Calories, 8 g Total Fat, 2 g Protein, 24 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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