Rich Chocolate Brownies

Rich Chocolate Brownies

2 1/2 (1 oz) squares unsweetened chocolate

1 cup shortening

1 cup sugar

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

4 eggs

1 tsp. baking powder

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1 cup chopped pecans

Melt chocolate and shortening; allow to cool. Beat sugar and eggs until well blended; add chocolate mixture.

Combine baking powder and flour; add to chocolate mixture, blending well. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Spread evenly in a greased 13x9x2 inch pan; bake at 325° for 40-50 minutes. Cut into squares.

Makes about 5 dozen.


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