1 (18 1/2 ounce) package yellow cake mix, divided
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Nut Extract
2/3 cup reserved cake mix
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 cups dark corn syrup
1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Watkins Butter-Pecan Flavor
1 cup chopped pecans
Grease bottom and sides of 13 x 9-inch pan. Reserve 2/3 cup dry cake mix for filling. In large mixing bowl, combine remaining dry mix, butter, 1 egg and vanilla nut extract. Mix until smooth. Press evenly into bottom and sides of prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
Meanwhile, combine reserved cake mix, brown sugar, syrup, vanilla extract, butter-pecan flavor, and 3 eggs in a large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed for 1-2 minutes. Pour filling over baked crust. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Return to oven and bake for 30 to 25 minutes until filling is set. Cool. Cut into bars.
Makes 36 bars.