Cajeta Chocolate Chip Brownie

Serves: 6-8

Prep time: 40 minutes, including 25 minutes baking time


  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed firmly
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup pecans, chopped
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup cajeta sauce or dulce de leche


  1. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cream together brown sugar and melted butter until smooth.
  2. Add slightly beaten egg, vanilla and pecans to creamed mixture and blend together.Cajeta Chocolate Chip Brownie on
  3. Add flour mixture, a small amount at a time, and mix well after each addition of flour. Mixture will be thick.
  4. Spread in a greased 8×8 inch pan and sprinkle with chocolate chips.Cajeta Chocolate Chip Brownie on
  5. Drizzle the cajeta sauce or the dulce de leche over the top of the brownie batter.Cajeta Chocolate Chip Brownie on
  6. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Do not overbake.
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  7. Cool in pan and cut into squares.
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