|Butterscotch Pecan Chews. Lucy Mercer/A Cook and Her Books|
Butterscotch Pecan Chews
Non-stick baking spray
4 large eggs
1 pound dark brown sugar
2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup chopped pecans
1. Preheat oven to 350. Spray 9 inch square pan with baking spray.
2. In a bowl, stir together eggs, brown sugar, flour and vanilla until smooth and nearly lump-free. Stir in the pecans.
3. Pour batter into greased pan. Bake until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Remove to cooling rack, and cut into squares when barely warm.
Adapted from "Treasured Recipes of the Charleston Cake Lady" by Teresa Pregnall (Hearts Books, 1996)
Text and images copyright 2013, Lucy Mercer.