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Microwave Caramel Nut Brownies

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“Here's a great way to doctor up a brownie mix when you need dessert in a flash. I made mine in the oven instead of the microwave because I used a regular fudge brownie mix--not a microwave mix. I substituted cashews for pecans and in place of the water I used coffee. Delicious--this recipe got rave reviews from my guests. Recipe courtesy of Pillsbury Desserts.”
12 brownies

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 19 12 ounces fudge brownie mix (with pan)
  • 12 cup oil
  • 14 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 14 cup pecans, chopped
  • 13 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons pecans, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping


  1. Combine brownie mix, oil, water, and eggs in large bowl. Stir 50 strokes with a spoon.
  2. Stir in 1/4 cup pecans.
  3. Spread batter evenly in pan provided with mix (I used my own pan and greased it).
  4. Microwave as directed on package or bake in 9x9" pan for 30 to 35 minutes (follow package directions for pan size and desired thickness).
  5. Remove from microwave and place on flat surface.
  6. Immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips.
  7. Let stand 5 minutes.
  8. Spread softened chips evenly over brownies.
  9. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons pecans.
  10. Drizzle with caramel topping.

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