7 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
3/4 cup + 2 tablespoon softened, packed brown sugar
2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon backing soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 baking pan, place parchment paper on bottom of pan, and then lightly grease parchment paper.
Combine flour, baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg and brown sugar until creamy. Then whisk in butter and vanilla to wet mixture. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet ingredients until just combined. Using a spoon, gently add pecans to mixture. Spread in baking pan and use spatula to gently press and smooth the top. Bake approximately 20-25 minutes, until slightly golden on edges and toothpick comes out clean.