German Chocolate Brownies

2 (4 ounce) packages sweet baking chocolate
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
Coconut-Pecan Frosting (recipe below)

Coconut Pecan Frosting Ingredients:

1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
1 cup flaked coconut
2/3 cup chopped pecans

Heat oven to 350ยบ. Grease rectangular pan, 9×13 inches. Melt chocolate and butter in 3-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth; remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients except Coconut-Pecan Frosting. Spread batter in pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely. Frost with Coconut-Pecan Frosting.

Coconut Pecan Frosting Directions:

Cook sugar, butter, milk, vanilla and egg yolks in 1 1/2 quart saucepan over medium heat about 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened. Stir in coconut and pecans. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until spreadable.

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