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Want to make your brownies extra amazing? Add a premade frozen pecan pie to your homemade batter. The result? Mouthwatering brownies! Take the frozen pie out of the freezer 2 hours before you need to prepare this recipe so that it has time to thaw.

Recipe by Southern Living August 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
50 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
Makes 40 brownies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut pie into cubes. Set aside.

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  • Microwave 1/2 cup butter and chocolate chunks in a glass bowl at HIGH 1 minute. Stir and microwave 1 more minute. Stir until mixture is smooth.

  • Beat chocolate mixture, sugar, eggs, milk, and half of pie cubes at low speed with a heavy-duty stand mixer until blended.

  • Add flour and baking powder, stirring with a wooden spoon until blended. Stir remaining half of pie cubes into batter. (Batter will be thick.) Spoon batter into a 13- x 9-inch pan coated with cooking spray.

  • Bake at 350º for 50 minutes. Cool brownies completely on a wire rack. Cut into triangles or squares.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Mrs. Edward's Frozen Pecan Pie.

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