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Pecan Pie Brownies

Brownies for grown ups
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bourbon brownies, gourmet brownies with liquor, pecan pie brownies
Servings: 12
Calories: 362kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 box brownie mix 13 x 9 size plus ingredients stated on box

PECAN PIE FILLING:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbs bourbon
  • 2 cups pecans roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven according to brownie package instructions.
  • Whisk together the sugar, corn syrup, eggs, butter, bourbon and vanilla in a small saucepan. Place on the stove top over medium high heat and begin to cook, stirring continuously.
  • Mix brownies according to package instructions.
  • Pour brownie batter into a greased 13x9 inch pan and place in oven to bake for 20 minutes. * see note about cooking time below
  • As the brownies bake the filling in the saucepan should have thicken enough to coat your spoon (about 15 minutes). Stir the pecans into the mixture and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes until the mixture reaches the consistency of runny oatmeal. You want it to be loose enough to pour over the brownies but not liquid.
  • When the brownies have finished pre-baking remove them from the oven and pour the pecan pie filling over them spreading it out to cover the brownies completely.
  • Place them back in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the filling only jiggles slightly in the middle when you move the pan.
  • Let cool to room temperature before cutting.

Nutrition

Serving: 1brownie | Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 207IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg