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Brownies

Ingredients

  • 4 oz unsweetened chocolate squares
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp sakt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts optional

Instructions

  1. 1,  Combine dry ingredients and set aside.
  2. 2.  In medium sauce pan on low heat, melt unsweetened chocolate squares and shortening.  Remove from heat.
  3. 3.  Stir in eggs and vanilla.  Mix well.
  4. 4.  Add dry ingredients and mix. 
  5. 5.  Stir in chopped nuts.
  6. 6.  Fold into a small pyrex dish (about 10") and bake at 350 degrees or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean.  Allow to cool slightly before serving.

Recipe Notes

For Santa brownies bake batter in mini muffin tins.