Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

From Southern Living....I prefer to use Nestle's Semi-Sweet & White Chocolated Swirled morsels - tastes wonderful and makes the presentation more interesting. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Grease and flour a 13x9" baking pan.
  3. Melt the chocolate squares in a small saucepan on low heat, or in the microwave at 50% power at 30-second intervals until melted.
  4. Stir to ensure no lumps remain and chocolate is smooth.
  5. Combine butter and sugar in a mixing bowl, and beat at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  6. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating until just blended after each addition.
  7. Add in the melted chocolate, also beating just until fully blended.
  8. Add flour and salt, again beating at low speed until just blended.
  9. Stir in vanilla, 1/2 cup pecans and 1/2 cup chocolate chips.
  10. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  11. Sprinkle with remaining pecans and chocolate chips.
  12. Bake for 40 minutes.
  13. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  14. For the frosting, melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Stir in remaining ingredients, cooking over medium heat for 20-25 minutes, or until candy thermometer reachs 234 degrees.
  15. Remove from heat and pour into large mixing bowl. Beat with a mixer for 5 minutes, or until mixture thickens and begins to lose its gloss. Spread evenly over brownies, and sprinkle additional 1/4 c. of chocolate chips on top.

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