Bars and Squares
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 (6 ounce) package semisweet chocolate morsels, melted
- 1 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
Cream butter in a medium mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla, beating until well blended. Add flour, blending well. Press dough evenly into an ungreased 15x10x1-inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 325° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly, and spread with melted chocolate. Sprinkle with pecans, and cut into 2×1-inch bars. Cool completely on wire racks.
Yield: about 6 dozen.