Pecan Pie Brownies
makes 24 large brownies
  • 1 (2 lb) frozen pecan pie, thawed
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 semi-sweet cups chocolate chips
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Line a 9x13 baking pan with foil and spray with cooking spray
  3. Cut your thawed pie into cubes (about 1")
  4. In a medium saucepan combine chocolate chips and butter and heat over medium-low until melted, stirring consistently. Set aside.
  5. In your stand mixer combine sugar, eggs, vanilla and milk, mixing until incorporated. Slowly add in the chocolate mixture and HALF the pecan pie cubes, continuing to stir until well mixed. (Batter will be lumpy do to the pecan pie bits).
  6. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt, stirring until just incorporated.
  7. Add in the remaining pecan pie cubes, stirring until evenly mixed in.
  8. Spread the batter into the prepared pan and bake for 40-45 minutes, until center is JUST set and a toothpick inserted 2 inches from the edge comes out clean.
  9. Transfer pan to wire rack and allow to cool.
adapted from Southern Living
Recipe by Cookies and Cups at