The Pioneer Woman Brownies Recipe

    12 Servings


  • 1 package German Chocolate Cake Mix
  • 1 cup Pecans
  • 1/3 cup Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup Evaporated Milk, additional
  • 1/2 cup Butter, melted
  • 60 caramels Caramels, unwrapped
  • 1/3 cup Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a mixing bowl, stir together cake mix, chopped pecans, a third of a cup evaporated milk and melted butter. Mix together until completely combined and thick.
  3. Press half the mixture into a well-greased 9x9  baking pan. Bake for approximately 8 to 10 minutes and remove pan from oven; set aside.
  4. In a double boiler - or a heatproof bowl set over a saucepan of boiling water - melt caramels with additional half cup evaporated milk.
  5. Once melted and combined, pour over brownie base. Sprinkle chocolate chips.
  6. Turn out remaining brownie dough on work surface.
  7. Use your hands to press the dough into a large square that is slightly smaller than the pan.
  8. Use a spatula to remove it from the surface and set it on top of the caramel and chocolate chips.
  9. Bake for approximately 23 minutes.
  10. Remove from pan and allow to cool to room temperature before covering and refrigerating for several hours.
  11. When ready to serve, sift powdered sugar over the surface of the brownies and cut into 12 helpings.


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Author: Matt R.
Source: The Pioneer Woman
Recipe Yields: 12 brownies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 23 minutes
Total Time: 38 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 brownie
Servings Per Recipe 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 168
Calories 554

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
  Saturated Fat 8g
Sodium 297mg
Total Carbohydrate 78g
  Dietary Fiber 3g
  Sugars 58g
Protein 4g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
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