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Brownies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jane Burke
Added: Monday, August 14, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
2/3 cup flour
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped nuts, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, vanilla well. Blend all the dry ingredients and stir in the nuts, if used, in a greased 8 x 8 x 2 inch pan. Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes. Use a toothpick in the center to check as you get close to 30 minutes. It's ready when the toothpick comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Our boys, Tommy, John & James would make the choice easy....make a double batch if you want any after they got done.

 

 

 

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