Heat oven to 350°. Grease bottom and sides of square pan, 8x8x2
or 9x9x2 inches, with shortening. Mix sugar, shortening, vanilla and
eggs in large bowl. Stir in flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Spread
in pan. Sprinkle with pecans.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes
Heat caramels and milk in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring
frequently, until caramels are melted. Drizzle over warm brownies. Cool
completely, about 1 hour. For brownies, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.