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Praline Brookies

Praline Brookies

These brownie cookies are made easy with the use of a brownie mix.


  • 1 (18.4 ounce) package Pillsbury™ Family Size
  • Chocolate Fudge Brownie Mix
  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (18 ounce) roll Pillsbury® refrigerated chocolate chip cookies

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees F for dark pan). Spray a 13 x 9-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. Make brownie mix as directed on box using oil, water and eggs.
  3. Spread batter evenly in pan.
  4. Bake for 25 minutes while making praline mixture.
  5. Heat butter, milk, granulated sugar, brown sugar, pecans and vanilla extract in 2-quart saucepan to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat; set aside until brownies are baked.
  8. Remove partially baked brownies from oven.
  9. Immediately pour praline mixture evenly over brownies.
  10. Cut cookie dough crosswise into 4 equal pieces; cut each piece into 4 slices.
  11. Carefully place slices in 3 rows of 5 slices each, using last slice to fill in spaces. (Spaces between cookie dough pieces will spread during baking to cover top.)
  12. Bake an additional 23 to 28 minutes or until cookie topping is deep golden brown.
  13. If serving as bars, cool 2 hours; cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  14. If serving with ice cream as dessert, cool for 20 to 30 minutes; cut into 4 rows by 3 rows.

Prep Time: 20 min | Cook Time: 50 min | Yield: 24 Servings

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): See directions on package for 13 x 9-inch pan. Increase final bake time to 26 to 31 minutes.

Joanna Crumley, Hubbard, OR Bake-Off® Contest 42, 2006

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Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Pillsbury