INCREDIBLE TURTLE BROWNIES

1
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Do these look and sound decadent, or what? I'm not normally much of a brownie fan but in this case I'll make an exception. Yumm!
Recipe: Best Loved Desserts Cookbook
Photo: traceysculinaryadventures.blogspot.com

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
Makes 25
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 1/4 c
    whipping cream
  • 3/4 c
    butter
  • 2/3 c
    packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    light-color corn syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 6 oz
    bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    unsweetened dutch-process cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    pecan halves, toasted
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/3 c
    semi-sweet chocolate pieces

How to Make INCREDIBLE TURTLE BROWNIES

Step-by-Step

  1. For the caramel sauce: in a small heavy saucepan combine whipping cream, 1/4 cup of the butter, the brown sugar, and corn syrup. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat, whisking occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Boil gently for 3 minutes more. Remove from heat; stir in 1/2 tsp. of the vanilla. Cool slightly. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour before serving.
  2. For the brownies: In a small saucepan combine bittersweet chocolate and the remaining 1/2 cup butter. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until melted and smooth. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  3. In a medium bowl stir together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt; set aside. Set aside 25 pecan halves. Finely chop remaining pecans; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl mix granulated sugar, eggs, and the remaining 1 tsp. vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium to high until pale and thickened, about 4 minutes. Beat in the melted chocolate mixture. Gently fold in the flour mixture and finely chopped pecans until combined. Spread the batter evenly into a lightly greased 9x9x2-inch pan.
  5. Bake in a preheated 325-degree oven for 35 to 45 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Sprinkle chocolate pieces over brownies. Loosely cover with foil and let stand for 10 minutes. Spread chocolate pieces over the brownies. Arrange reserved pecan halves on brownies. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Serve brownies drizzled with caramel sauce.

Printable Recipe Card

About INCREDIBLE TURTLE BROWNIES





Leave a Comment

Strawberry Recipes You Need To Make This Summer

Strawberry Recipes You Need to Make This Summer

Kitchen Crew

There are many surprising health benefits of strawberries . They are loaded with Vitamin C which helps support a healthy immune system. Their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits can help protect...

15 Cobbler Recipes To Make For Summer Dessert

15 Cobbler Recipes To Make For Summer Dessert

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy and always delicious, cobblers are one of our favorite summer desserts! From classic peach to cheery cherry to drool-worthy chocolate, you need to check out these homemade cobbler recipes...

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

18 Refreshing Lemon Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When life gives you lemons, make these delicious lemon recipes!