Pistachio Brownie Toffee Bar Recipe

Pistachios add an unexpected crunch and salty twist to this delicious dessert!


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour


  • 1 package fudge brownie mix
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour, mixing well.
  2. Press onto bottom of a greased 15x10x1" baking pan. Bake until golden brown, 12-14 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine brownie mix, water, oil, and egg until blended.
  4. Spread brownie batter over hot crust. Bake until center is set, 14-16 minutes. Cool completed in pan on a wire rack.
  5. Spread melted chocolate over top, sprinkle with pistachios. Let stand until set and cut into bars.