Ingredients:

  • 16 oz (1 box) light or golden brown sugar
  • 2 C self rising flour
  • 1/2 C (1 stick) butter – softened to room temperature (+ more for greasing pan)
  • 3 eggs – beaten
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract

Optional:

  • 1 C sweetened flaked coconut
  • 2 C pecans – chopped
  • 1 C semisweet chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. Lightly grease a 13″ x 9″ x 2″ baking pan
  3. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat together brown sugar, flour and butter
  4. Add eggs and vanilla – beat until smooth
  5. If using, fold in coconut, pecans, and/or chocolate chips until well combined
  6. Spread the batter evenly in the prepared pan and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted through the middle comes out clean
  7. Cool completely in the pan before cutting into squares
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