Betty Crocker's Butterscotch Brownies

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Lorraine of AZ

Betty Crocker used to sell squares like these in a mix as she does brownies. They were delicious and why they were discontinued so long ago is beyond me. I am glad I came across this recipe and just hope they are as good as I remembered! The recipe also refers to these as Praline Squares.

Top Review by WYOKrista

My mother would make these regularly while we were growing up. I love them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheeat oven to 350 degrees F. Have ready a well-greased and floured 8- x 8- x2-inch square baking pan.
  2. Melt shortening over ow heat. Remove from heat and blend in brown sugar. Cool. Stir in egg.
  3. Sift together and stir in the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in vanilla and pecans.
  4. Spread in prepared pan. Bake in preheated oven 25 minutes, until a ligt touch with finger leaves a slight imprint. Do not overbake.
  5. Cut into bars while warm. Recipe makes 18 bars measuring 2-1/2 x 1-inch.
  6. Note: Bars will keeep soft and moist if stored in a tightly covered jar.

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