Paula Deen's Turtle Trifle

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10-12


  • 1
    (21 ounce) package chewy fudge brownie mix, baked according to package directions
  • 1
    egg (according to package directions)
  • 14
    cup water (according to package directions)
  • 13
    cup oil (according to package directions)
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 1 13
  • 23
    cup butter, melted
  • 4
    large eggs
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3
    cups chopped pecans
  • 1
    (16 ounce) container frozen non-dairy topping, thawed
  • 1
    (12 ounce) jar caramel ice cream topping
  • 2
    cups toasted whole pecans


  • Bake brownies according to package. Let cool and crumble brownies, set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar, corn syrup, melted butter and eggs. Stir in salt, vanilla and chopped pecans. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Cool completely.
  • In a trifle dish layer brownies, pecan mixture, whipped topping, caramel and toasted whole pecans as desired. Chill for two hours before serving.
  • Can also make mini trifles by using small clear dessert dishes to make individual servings.