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Brownies (Key Recipe) Recipe

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Added: Thursday, April 17, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 squares unsweetened chocolate (2-oz)
1/3 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 cup sifted flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup broken nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Melt chocolate squares and shortening together over hot water. Beat in sugar and eggs. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together and stir in. Mix in nuts. Spread in well greased 8" square pan. Bake until top has dull crust. A slight imprint will be left when top is touched lightly with finger. Cool slightly, then cut in squares. Bake for 30 - 35 minutes at 350.
CHOCOLATE FROSTED BROWNIES: Follow key recipe and spread cooled bars before cutting with MARIE'S CHOCOLATE ICING: Melt over hot water 1 tbsp butter and 1 square unsweetened chocolate. Blend in 1 1/2 tbsp warm water. Stir and beat in about 1 sifter confectioners' sugar (until icing will spread easily).

 

 

 

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