1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup packed light-brown sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup coarsley chopped nuts (optional)
**Melt butter over low heat. Remove from heat, add brown sugar
**and stir until well blended; cool. Add egg and mix well.
**Stir in dry ingredients, then add vanilla and nuts.
**Spread in well-buttered 8" square pan and bake in moderate oven (350 degrees F)
about 25 minutes.
**Cool in pan on cake rack. Then cut in 2" squares. Makes sixteen.
^^^ Mine came out a bit crumbly :) But still tasty!