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 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 350F. 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!

Nutritional Info Per 1 Brownie:
Calories 170 (Calories from Fat 70); Fat 8g (Saturated 3g);
Cholesterol 25mg; Sodium 80mg; Potassium 70mg;
Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 1g); Protein 2g

Diet Exchanges: 1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat

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This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.