Cream shortening; gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer. Add egg yolks and 1/2 tsp. vanilla; beat mixture well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, and mix well. Press mixture into a lightly greased 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes. Beat egg whites at high speed just until foamy. Gradually add brown sugar, and beat 2 minutes. Add 1/2 tsp. vanilla, mixing well. Spread mixture evenly over crust; sprinkle with pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Let cool 30 minutes and cut into squares. Remove from pan, and let cook completely on wire racks.
Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!