Perfect Chocolate Brownies

Perfect Chocolate Brownies

3/4 cup cocoa powder
3/4 cup shortening
2 1/4 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts or 1 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Grease a 9×13″ pan.
Melt shortening in a large saucepan over low heat, then stir in cocoa.
Remove from heat.
Mix in sugar and vanilla then mix in eggs one at a time.
Stir in remaining ingredients then stir in nuts.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Cool completely, before cutting into 2×2″ squares.
I have read all the great reviews and learned from them, thank you all. Now I line my pan with buttered aluminium foil or parchment paper. This works very well.

Serving Size: 1 (41 g) | Servings Per Recipe: 28

Calories 174.3
Calories from Fat 83
Total Fat 9.2g
Saturated Fat 2.0g
Cholesterol 26.5mg
Sugars 16.2 g
Sodium 107.0mg
Total Carbohydrate 22.3g
Dietary Fiber 1.2g
Sugars 16.2 g
Protein 2.5g5%

SmartPoints: 6