Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Butterscotch Brownies

1/2 cup butter
2 cups brown sugar

2 eggs 
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup shredded coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts

In a saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar. Cook over low heat until bubbly, stirring constantly. Cool. 

Add eggs to cooled mixture, one at a time, beating well after each. Add vanilla. 

Sift together dry ingredients; add with coconut and nuts to brown sugar mixture; mix thoroughly.

Spread in greased 15 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 1" jelly roll pan.* Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until done. Cut into bars while warm. Remove from pan when almost cool. Makes 3 dozen bars. 

*I have always made this in a large oblong pyrex pan, which works just fine.

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