Chocolate Almond Brownies

Kathleen Taylor

By
@MeanJean6613

Stumbled across this recipe in my Betty Crocker cookbook! The almond paste makes this recipe.


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Ingredients

2/3 c
shortening
4 oz
unsweetened chocolate
2 c
sugar
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 c
slivered almonds, toasted
1 c
almond paste (not marzipan)
1 tsp
baking powder
2 tsp
salt
4
eggs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2
Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
3
Chop up almonds paste into small pieces, add to flour mixture.
4
Heat shortening and chocolate in 3-quart saucepan over low heat.
5
Beat eggs and sugar until light.
6
Add cooled chocolate mixture to eggs and sugar.
7
Add flour mixture to chocolate mixture.
8
Mix in toasted almonds.
9
Spread into a greased 9 x 13 pan.
10
Bake until brownies begin to pull away from the sides of pan, about 30 minutes. Do not overbake.
11
Cool slightly. Cut into bars, about 2 x 1 1/2 inches.
12
195 calories per brownie.
13
If using self rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy