Recipe Wednesdays: Butterscotch Brownies

Looking for an alternative to chocolate?  Try these yummy butterscotch creations!  It’s butterscotch that isn’t too sticky or chewy- who’d have guessed that you could have butterscotch with braces?

1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 ½ cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
(optional:  1 cup butterscotch bits)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Baking time 40 minutes.

In a large bowl, combine oil and brown sugar, using an electric mixer and blending well. Add eggs. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt, then add vanilla.

Spread batter into a greased 9″x9″ pan.  If desired, sprinkle 1 cup butterscotch bits over top.  Bake 40 minutes at 350 degrees.  After cooling one minute, swirl the bits with a knife to give a marbleized effect.

Cover pan with foil keep to brownies soft, or cut them in squares and store them in a covered container.