- 1 stick butter, softened
- 1 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 cup self-rising flour
- 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring
- 1 egg
- 1 cup nuts (pecans or English walnuts), chopped
Mix in order given. Spread into an 8 x 8-inch greased baking dish. Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes. Squares are done when a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Do not overcook.
— Edith Lee Casey