Butterscotch Brownies

Bars and Squares
Christmas Cookies

  • 2 (6 ounce) packages butterscotch morsels
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 cups chopped pecans

Melt butterscotch morsels and butter in top of a double boiler over simmering water; remove from heat.

Combine eggs and sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.

Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture, stirring well. Stir in butterscotch mixture and pecans.

Pour mixture into a lightly greased 15x10x 1 inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Cool completely in pan, and cut into 2 inch squares. Store in airtight containers.

Yield: about 3 dozen.

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