Pecan Triangles

1 ounce unsweetened chocolate
¼ cup unsalted butter
2 eggs
1½ cups powdered sugar; unsifted
¼ teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ cup milk
¾ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup Pecan Valley Pecan Pieces; finely chopped
Vanilla Frosting

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. In a 3-quart saucepan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat. Set aside.
3. In a large mixing bowl beat eggs until light (about 5 minutes).
4. Beat in sugar until smooth.
5. Add salt, vanilla and milk; mix until smooth.
6. Gradually stir in flour.
7. Fold in chocolate mixture and pecans.
8. Pour into greased and paper-lined 8-inch square pan.
9. Bake in a preheated oven for 30 minutes.
10. Cool in pan.
11. Frost with Vanilla Frosting
12. Cut into 2-inch squares and each square diagonally into triangles.

Makes 32 cookies

Vanilla Frosting
1 cup powdered sugar; unsifted
¼ cup unsalted butter; softened
1 teaspoon vanilla

1. In a large mixing bowl, combine 1 cup powdered sugar, ¼ cup soft butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
2. Beat until smooth and creamy.
3. Spread over cookies before cutting.

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