Patty’s turtle brownies

Original blog post

Time required: 2 hr

Yields: about 30 pieces

Tools required:

  • baking pan: 9″ x 13″
  • parchment paper
  • pastry blender


  • 2 C flour
  • divided amounts of brown sugar, 1 C and ¾ C
  • divided amounts of margarine, ½ C and ¾ C
  • 1½ C chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 2 C milk chocolate chips


  1. Pre-heat oven to 176° C / 350°F. Line baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix 1 C of sugar with the flour, and cut in ½ C margarine. with a pastry blender, blending until coarse crumbs form.
  3. Pat mixture into baking pan.
  4. Sprinkle nuts onto crust if desired.
  5. In a heavy-bottomed sauce pan, melt the remaining amounts of sugar and margarine (¾ C of each), and stir constantly. Once mixture is boiling, let it boil for 1 minute, then immediately pour onto crust.
  6. Use a spatula to quickly spread the caramel.
  7. Bake in the oven for 20 min.
  8. Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot crust. Wait 3 minutes.
  9. Use spatula to gently spread chocolate.
  10. Chill for at least one hour and cut into squares.

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