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Paula Deen's Southern Pecan Brownies


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  • 1 1/2 cups butter
  • 5 (1 oz each) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup toasted chopped pecans (to toast spread pecans evenly on cookie sheet and bake at 350 5-10 minutes, don't let get too dark)
  • chocolate frosting
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 5 1 oz squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • In a med saucepan bring sugar and cream to a simmer over med low heat, simmer for 6 mins. Remove from heat and add chocolate and butter, stirring until melted. Whisk in confectioners sugar.



Step 1

Preheat oven to 350. Line a 9x13 pan with tin foil and lightly grease the foil. In a medium bowl, combine butter and unsweetened squares. microwave at 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until butter and chocolate are melted and smooth, about 2 minutes total. set aside to cool. In a large bowl, beat sugar and eggs with an electric mixer on high speed until fluffy. Gradually beat in flour and salt. Add melted butter mixture, stirring (not electric mixer) well. Stir in vanilla, chocolate chips and pecans. pour into pan. Bake 35-38 minutes or until center is firm. once cool, lift brownies from pan using foil as handle. Dust with powdered sugar if desired.


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