Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe was on top of a shoebox full of recipes my grandmother had clipped from magazines. I remember these fondly -- always coupled with a glass of cold milk. Full of old-fashioned flavor!


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour an 8" baking pan.
  3. Sir together butter and brown sugar.
  4. Add egg and stir until blended.
  5. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.
  6. Add to brown sugar mixture, mixing well.
  7. Add vanilla extract and chopped pecans and stir.
  8. Pour into the greased and floured pan.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
  10. Cool in pan.
  11. When cool, cut into bars and dust with powdered sugar.