1/2 cup pecan oil
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eggs
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup chopped pecans
Chocolate Pecan Frosting (recipe follows)
Pecan halves


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2. In large mixing bowl, blend pecan oil, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; using spoon, beat well. Combine flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt; gradually blend into egg mixture. Stir in chopped pecans. Spread in prepared pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan.

Meanwhile, prepare Chocolate Pecan Frosting. Spread warm frosting over warm brownies. Garnish with pecan halves. Cool completely, cut into squares. Makes 16 brownies.