|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs) (packed)|
|Flour/Gold medal brand||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
Heat oven to 350° (mod.).
Grease and flour a square pan, 8x8x2".
Melt shortening over low heat.
Remove from heat and blend in brown sugar; cool.
Stir in egg.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Mix flour, baking powder, and salt; stir in.
Stir in vanilla and pecans.
Spread in prepared pan.
Bake 25 min., until a light touch with finger leaves slight imprint.
Don't overbake! Cut into bars while warm.