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Basic Brownies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Speer
Added: Thursday, January 11, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 cup butter or other shortening
2 squares Baker's Unsweetened Chocolate (or substitute 6 tbsp. cocoa and 2 tbsp. butter)
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
Set oven to 350. Grease an 8x8x2 inch pan. Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder and salt and sift again. Melt shortening and chocolate over hot water. Add sugar gradually to eggs, beating thoroughly. Add chocolate mixture and blend. Add flour and mix well; then mix in nuts and vanilla. Spread in greased pan. Bake in preheated oven 25 minutes or until done. Cool in pan, then cut into squares. Makes 2 doz. bownies

 

 

 

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