Saturday, January 16, 2010

Super Good Brownies

The name says it all

1 c. shortening
6 Tbsp. butter
¾ c. cocoa
3 c. sugar
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
6 eggs
1 ½ tsp. baking powder
1 ½ tsp. salt
1 7/8 c. flour
½ c. pecan halves
6 oz. chocolate chips

1. Heat oven to 350°. Melt butter and shortening in a large bowl. Mix in cocoa, sugar and vanilla.
2. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in baking powder, salt and flour. Spread mix into a greased 13X9 inch baking pan. Press pecan halves on top. Then sprinkle evenly with chocolate chips.
3. Cook for 35 minutes in lower half of the oven.

4 Tbsp. butter
6 Tbsp. cocoa
1 box powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

1. Melt butter in a medium bowl. Mix in cocoa and powdered sugar. Add vanilla and mix. Add cream little by little until frosting is smooth and creamy. Coat brownies when cooled.

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