Chocolate Nut Brownies Recipe

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Chocolate Nut Brownies Recipe
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Chocolate Nut Brownies Recipe

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"THESE BROWNIES were enjoyed by everyone at our family's Fourth of July picnic. Mama always said that they didn't need frosting because they were the richest brownies around! I think she was right.
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MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, divided

Directions

In a mixing bowl, beat shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla just until smooth. Combine dry ingredients; stir into batter. Fold in half the nuts. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until brownies pull away from the sides of the pan. Cool on wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Nut Brownies in Reminisce July/August 1992, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 194 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 35mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts, divided
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla just until smooth. Combine dry ingredients; stir into batter. Fold in half the nuts. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Sprinkle remaining nuts on top. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until brownies pull away from the sides of the pan. Cool on wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Nut Brownies in Reminisce July/August 1992, p33

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GerAmerFoodie User ID: 6871208 244788
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2016

"This is the recipe I remember from my childhood (before packaged mixes). Rich and chocolatey, they bake up just right - not too cake-like, but not too moist. I used a dark baking pan and increased cooking time by 5 min."

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Shaniyah Singleton User ID: 6846480 17048
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2012

"Real Good"

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