Bayou Brownies

Bayou BrowniesRecipe
Oxmoor House
Don't think chocolate when you try these brownies. Instead, think pecans and a sweet cream cheese topping. Yellow cake mix makes the recipe extra convenient for busy cooks to whip up in minutes.


Makes 15 brownies

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 40 Minutes


1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup butter, melted
3 large eggs, divided
1 (18.25-oz.) package yellow cake mix
1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar


1. Combine pecans, butter, 1 egg, and cake mix, stirring until well blended; press in bottom of a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan.

2. Beat remaining 2 eggs, cream cheese, and powdered sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour over cake mix layer.

3. Bake at 325° for 40 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares.