Butterscotch Brownies

Source: Daisy Harvey (1972)
Prep time: 30 minutesCooking time: 25 minutesTotal time: 55 minutes


1⁄4 c
butter or shortening
1 c
brown sugar, packed in cup
1⁄2 c
1 t
baking powder
1⁄2 t
1⁄2 t
1⁄2 c
walnuts, coarsely chopped


Melt butter or shortening over low heat. Stir in brown sugar. Remove from heat. Sift together and stir in flour, baking powder, vanilla, salt and walnuts. Spread in well-greased and floured square 8 x 8 x 2-inch pan. Bake 20 or 25 minutes in moderate oven (350°). Appears soft when removed from oven because interior is supposed to be soft. Cut while warm.