Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns

Summary: They were wonderful: gooey, chocolatey, caramelly, pecany, awesomeness.

Ingredients

    • Bun Ingredients:
    • 1/4 cup warm water (100-110 degrees F)
    • 1 package (2 1/4 teaspoons) active dry yeast
    • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
    • 2 cups milk minus 2 tablespoons, room temperature
    • 5 cups flour
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon baking soda
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2/3 cup cold shortening (I use butter flavored Crisco)
    • 2 tablespoons butter, melted, for after baking
    • Half-Batch Filling Ingredients:
    • (or try your own favorite brownie batter scaled for a 9 x 13-inch pan, provided it’s a pretty thick batter)
    • 1 cup butter, melted
    • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa
    • 1 1/2 cups sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • bittersweet chocolate chips
    • caramel sauce
    • 1 cup toasted pecans*
    • Glaze Ingredients:
    • melted chocolate chips
    • caramel sauce
    • toasted pecans

For instructions please visit: Willow Bird Baking

 

 

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12