1 pkg. yellow cake mix
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cup dark corn syrup
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup pecans, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease bottom and sides of 9×13 pan.
Reserve 2/3 cup of cake mix for filling.
In a large bowl combine remaining cake mix, butter and one egg. Mix well until crumbly. Press into the bottom of pan and bake at for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Prepare filling as follows:
Combine 2/3 cup of cake mix, brown sugar, corn syrup, 3 eggs and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed with mixer for 1 minute. Pour filling over baked crust and sprinkle with pecans. Return to oven and bake for 30 minutes or until filling is set. Cool. Cut into bars. Serve.