Brownie-Pecan Dessert Squares

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 4 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 15
Brownie-Pecan Dessert Squares

Ingredients

Base

1
(19.5-oz.) pkg. fudge brownie mix
1/2
cup oil
1/4
cup water
2
eggs

Topping

1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon water
1/2
cup pecan pieces

Filling

1
pint (2 cups) whipping cream
1 1/4
cups milk
2
(3.4-oz.) pkg. instant butterscotch pudding and pie filling mix

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare brownies as directed on package, using oil, 1/4 cup water and eggs. Spread batter evenly in sprayed pan.
  • 2
    Bake at 350°F. for 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, line cookie sheet with waxed paper. Melt margarine in small skillet. Stir in brown sugar and 1 teaspoon water. Cook over low heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture is bubbly, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Stir in pecans. Spread evenly on waxed paper-lined cookie sheet. Cool completely.
  • 4
    In large bowl, combine whipping cream, milk and pudding mix; beat at low speed for 1 minute. Beat at medium speed for 1 minute or until fluffy. Spoon onto cooled brownie base; spread evenly. Cover; refrigerate at least 3 hours. Crumble pecan topping over each individual serving.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Prepare this dessert ahead, but do not cut or garnish it. Cover it tightly and refrigerate it for up to a day. Store the nut topping at room temperature in a resealable food storage plastic bag or in a tightly covered container.
  • Use the back of a spoon to swirl the filling, or make grooves in it with fork tines.
  • For buffets, cut this dessert into smaller pieces so it's easy for guests to sample.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
36g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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