|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||2 Teaspoon|
|Egg||1 , lightly beaten|
|Vanilla||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Unsalted butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Chopped nuts||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
Sift flour with baking powder and salt.
In a heavy saucepan melt butter over low heat, stir in sugar, a little at a time, and continue to stir the mixture until the sugar is dissolved.
Let cool 5 minutes.
Stir in egg, flour mixture, vanilla, and nuts.
Pour into a buttered 8 inch square baking pan and bake in a 350° F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean.
Let cool in the pan.