Pecan Pie Brownies

When you can’t decide if you want pecan pie or brownies
make these Pecan Pie Brownies for the best of both worlds!

 

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Brownies are one of the most delicious chocolate desserts of all times, but this pecan pie topping takes this dessert over the top!

This recipe will serve a large crowd that is unless you’re like me and cut large pieces of brownie like its a slice of cake lol.

 

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For the brownies- you will need:

  • All purpose flour
  • Whole eggs- room temperature
  • Dark brown sugar
  • Granulated sugar
  • Cocoa powder
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Unsalted butter- room temperature
  • Salt
  • Vanilla

 

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For the pecan pie topping- you will need:

  • Unsalted butter
  • Light brown sugar
  • Corn syrup
  • Heavy cream
  • Vanilla
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Salt
  • Chopped pecans

 

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To make the brownies: 

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Place butter and 1/2 c of chocolate chips in a bowl. Heat in microwave in 30- second intervals until melted. Stir together after each interval.

Add the sugars, cocoa, salt and vanilla to bowl and mix well. Add the eggs and mix until combined.

 

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Gradually add the flour mixing well after each addition.

Pour the mixture into your greased pan and bake for 25 minutes. Begin to prepare pecan pie topping during the last five minutes of the cooking process.

 

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To make the pecan pie topping:

In a saucepan, melt the butter. Whisk in the brown sugar. Add the salt, cinnamon, heavy cream, corn syrup, vanilla and stir until bubbling for approximately 4 minutes.

Fold in the pecans and pour the mixture over the brownies. Return the brownies to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

Remove the brownies from the oven and allow them to cool. The filling will continue to set as the brownies cool.

 

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Now tell me how do you eat your brownies? Just the brownie? Brownie and a glass of milk? I’m good with just the brownie.

And do you like your brownie, cold, room temperature or warm? I’m team warm brownie. I like the softness of the brownie when its warm.

 

You may also enjoy:

 

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

 

Pecan Candy

 

Sweet Potato Pound Cake

 

 

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Pecan Pie Brownies
When you can't decide if you want pecan pie or brownies make these Pecan Pie Brownies for the best of both worlds!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brownies, pecan pie brownies
Servings: 12 people

Ingredients

  • For the brownies:
  • 3/4 c of all purpose flour
  • 2 whole eggs- room temperature.
  • 1/2 c 1/2 c (1 stick) of unsalted butter- room temperature
  • 1/2 c of dark brown sugar
  • 1 c of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c of cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of vanilla flavoring
  • For the pecan pie topping:
  • 1/2 c (1 stick) of unsalted butter
  • 1 c of light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp corn syrup
  • 1/2 c of heavy cream
  • 1 tsp of vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp of salt
  • 2 c of chopped pecans 

Instructions

  • To make the brownies: 
    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • lace butter and 1/2 c of chocolate chips in a bowl. Heat in microwave in 30- second intervals until melted. Stir together after each interval.
  • Add the sugars, cocoa, salt and vanilla to bowl and mix well.
  • Add the eggs and mix until combined.
  • Gradually add the flour  mixing well after each addition.Pour the mixture into greased pan and bake for 25 minutes. Begin to prepare pecan pie topping during the last five minutes of the cooking process.
  • To make the pecan pie topping:
    In a saucepan, melt the butter.
  • Whisk in the brown sugar. Add the salt, cinnamon, heavy cream, corn syrup, vanilla and stir until bubbling for approximately 4 minutes.
  • Fold in the pecans and pour the mixture over the brownies. Return the brownies to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove the brownies from the oven and allow them to cool. The filling will continue to set as the brownies cool.
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2 responses to “Pecan Pie Brownies”

  1. Nancy G says:

    5 stars
    Great video!

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