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Butter Pecan Brownies Recipe - Family Fresh Meals
5 from 1 vote

Butter Pecan Brownies

These Butter Pecan Brownies pair the dark, chocolatey richness of homemade brownies with a sweet, creamy butter pecan icing.
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  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans optional


  • 1 stick butter more if needed for desired texture
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ - 1 cup chopped pecans


  • Beat together oil and sugar in a large bowl, then add in eggs and beat until well mixed. Drop in your flour, baking powder, and cocoa powder, and beat on low until just blended. Stir in 1/4 cup pecans
  • Pour into an 8x8 inch baking pan that is lined with parchment and sprayed lightly with nonstick, and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven, and set aside to cool.To make your icing, beat together butter, powdered sugar, and maple syrup until smooth.
  • Fold in your pecans, and spread onto your brownies in a thick layer.
  • Cut brownies into squares and serve as desired.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 401kcal (20%)Carbohydrates: 64g (21%)Protein: 4g (8%)Fat: 16g (25%)Saturated Fat: 10g (50%)Cholesterol: 41mg (14%)Sodium: 17mg (1%)Potassium: 175mg (5%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 49g (54%)Vitamin A: 60IU (1%)Calcium: 42mg (4%)Iron: 1.6mg (9%)