Fudgy Turtle Brownies

1 cup soy flour blend
¼ cup cocoa powder
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup margarine
8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup packed brown sugar
4 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups pecan halves
½ cup caramel topping
2 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
Sea salt, optional topping

Line bottom and sides of 9×13-inch lightly greased baking pan with parchment paper; allow extra parchment paper on sides. Combine soy flour blend, cocoa, baking powder and salt in large bowl; set aside. Place in microwave safe bowl margarine and bittersweet chocolate. Heat on low microwave power until melted; stir frequently. Add granulated sugar and brown sugar to melted chocolate mixture. Add eggs one at a time; whisk after each egg. Stir in vanilla. Add reserved flour mixture; stir just until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. Top with a layer of pecans.

Bake at 350 degrees for 28-33 minutes. Test with wooden pick; there should be some crumbs on the wooden pick.  Remove from oven and cool.

Drizzle caramel topping over cooled brownies. Drizzle with melted chocolate. Sprinkle with sea salt as desired.

Makes 12 brownies

Nutritional Information per serving: (131 g) Calories 564; Total Fat 31g; Sat Fat 8g; Trans Fat 2g; Cholesterol 62 mg; Sodium 267 mg; Total Carbs 64 g; Protein 8 g; Fiber 3 g

fudgy turtle brownies
fudgy turtle brownies