|1/2 cup butter, cubed||1 teaspoon vanilla extract|
|4 ounces German sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped||1 cup all-purpose flour|
|2 large eggs, lightly beaten||1/2 teaspoon baking powder|
|1/2 cup sugar||1/4 teaspoon salt|
|2 tabelspoons butter, melted||1/2 cup chopped pecans|
|1/2 cup packed brown sugar||2 tablespoons corn syrup|
|1 cup flaked coconut||2 tablespoons 2% milk|
1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Stir in vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; gradually add to chocolate mixture.
2. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean (do not overbake).
3. For topping, combine butter and brown sugar in a large bowl. Add coconut, pecans, corn syrup and milk; mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto warm brownies; spread evenly.
4. Broil 6 in. from heat 2-4 minutes or until top is browned and bubbly. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 16 brownies