1/2 cup flaked coconut
3/4 cup chopped pecans
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Mix together flour, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
Layer ingredients in order given in a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar. Add flour mixture last. Press each layer firmly in place.
Attach these instructions to the jar:
Empty jar of brownie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix. Add 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Mix in 2 eggs, slightly beaten, and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.
Mix until completely blended. Spread batter into a sprayed 13 x 9-inch metal pan. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes. Cool 15 minutes in baking pan. Cut brownies into 1 1/2-inch squares. Cool completely in pan.
Makes 2 dozen brownies.