Toffee Brownies

Toffee-BrowniesToffee bottom:

  • 8 oz (226g) butter (2 sticks), room temperature
  • 1 cup (200g) packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg yolks, room temperature
  • 2 cups (250g) flour

Brownie:

  • 11oz (312g) butter (2 3/4 sticks), room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup (250g) packed brown sugar
  • 4 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup (170g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/3 cup (168g) flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 1 cup chopped semisweet chocolate

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Line a 13″x9″ pan with parchment or butter and foil.
  • Toast pecans and chop chocolate.

Toffee Bottom

  • Chop butter into pieces and mix with sugar.
  • Add egg yolks and combine, one at a time.
  • Gradually fold in flour until just mixed.
  • Press dough into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, until set and golden brown.
  • Let cool completely while you make the brownie top!

Brownie Top

  • Chop butter into pieces and mix with sugar and brown sugar.
  • Add eggs and combine, one at a time.  Stir in vanilla.
  • In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt and cocoa powder.
  • Gradually stir dry ingredients into wet until mixed.
  • Add pecans and chocolate and stir to combine.
  • Pour onto top of cooled toffee bottom.

Bake for 45-50 minutes until set.

Let cool, and remove from pan.

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