Cocoa Brownies


Preparation time: about 15 min.
Baking time: 30 min.
Oven temperature: 350°F

Brownies, everybody’s favorite, should be prepared in big batches. These brownies are moist, studded with walnuts, require no frosting, and are quick to stir up.

For 60 brownies you will need:

1 cup shortening, butter or margarine
2 cups sugar
1 cup cocoa
4 eggs
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. salt
1 cup luke warm water
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts


1. Cream shortening, butter or margarine with sugar until well blended.

2. Add the cocoa and mix until smooth.

3. Add eggs and mix until fluffy.

4. Stir in baking powder and salt.

5. Add water alternately with flour and whip until fluffy.

6. Fold in nuts.

7. Turn into a greased, waxed paper-lined jelly roll pan, 15 1/2-by-10 1/2-by-1-inch.

8. Bake at 350°F for 30 min. or until brownies feel firm when touched on top.

9. Cut into 1 1/2 inch squares.

Tips: These moist brownies keep very well when wrapped and stored in the freezer, refrigerator or in an airtight tin.

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