Chewy Cakes Recipe

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Chewy Cakes

Penny Benner


My fellow quilter Willa would bring these to guild meetings when it was her turn. I made them one day for my husband and he has been addicted ever since. Of course everyone one else loves them as well.

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10 Min


45 Min


large eggs, well beaten
1 Tbsp
butter or margarine, softened
1/3 tsp
maple extract
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 c
light brown sugar, packed
2 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
baking soda
2 c
pecans, coarsely chopped
powdered sugar, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a medium bowl mix flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; set aside. Put the pecans in another bowl and set it aside.
Mix first five ingredients together in a medium saucepan. Cook on medium heat a couple of minutes, not long, stirring constantly until well blended. Remove from heat and stir in flour and pecans.
Bake for 30-45 minutes. Place on wire rack to cool. Cut into pieces and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired. ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy