Paula Deen's Blonde Brownies


3 eggs

8 tblsp. butter

16 oz. brown sugar

2 cups self rising flour

1 tblsp. vanilla

2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans

1 cup shredded coconut (optional)

6 oz. semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Beat eggs and butter together and add sugar. Gradually add flour and mix well. Stir in vanilla. Fold in nuts, coconut, and chocolate chips. Bake in greased and floured 9x13 pan for 25 to 30 minutes. Allow to cool, cut and serve.

Adapted from The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook