NEW ORLEANS PRALINE BROWNIES

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1 box (1 lb 2.3 oz) fudge brownie mix 
Water, vegetable oil and eggs as called for on brownie mix box 
1/2 cup chopped pecans 

Praline Frosting 
1/2 cup whipping cream 
6 tablespoons butter 
1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar 
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted 
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 
1 teaspoon vanilla 

Directions

Heat oven to 350° F. 
Spray bottom only of 13×9-inch pan with cooking spray.
Make brownie mix as directed on box for fudge brownies, using water, oil and eggs. Stir in chopped pecans. Bake as directed. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
In medium saucepan, mix cream, butter and brown sugar. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in pecans, powdered sugar and vanilla. Cool 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Spread frosting over brownies. Allow to stand 30 to 45 minutes, or until frosting is set.