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Brownies

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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp cocoa
  • 1/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • well beaten
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup nuts
  • chopped

Details

Servings 12
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 25mins
Cost Budget Friendly

Preparation

Step 1

Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together.

Step 2

Melt the shortening and combine with the cocoa.

Step 3

Combine both mixes, adding in the eggs and nuts.

Step 4

Pour into a 9" greased pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees F.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups of chocolate chunks or chips
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • Salt

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 320°F.
  2. Add the chocolate and butter to an oven-safe mixing bowl and place in the oven for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove, and set the oven to preheat to 350°F. The mixture should now be a thin chocolate sauce.
  4. Stir in the sugar.
  5. Add the egg and stir until blended.
  6. Add vanilla and stir.
  7. In a separate mixing bowl, add the flour, a pinch of salt, a pinch of sugar, and cocoa powder.
  8. Blend the ingredients together.
  9. Using a sifter, add the dry ingredients into the chocolate batter, then mix all ingredients together thoroughly.
  10. Pour half of the mixture into a foil-lined baking tin.
  11. Smooth out the batter, then top with a layer of Oreo cookies.
  12. Pour the rest of the batter on top and smooth evenly.
  13. Bake for 20 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  14. Serve and enjoy!

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