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

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2Whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
3Chop up almonds paste into small pieces, add to flour mixture.
4Heat shortening and chocolate in 3-quart saucepan over low heat.
5Beat eggs and sugar until light.
6Add cooled chocolate mixture to eggs and sugar.
7Add flour mixture to chocolate mixture.
8Mix in toasted almonds.
9Spread into a greased 9 x 13 pan.
10Bake until brownies begin to pull away from the sides of pan, about 30 minutes. Do not overbake.
11Cool slightly. Cut into bars, about 2 x 1 1/2 inches.
12195 calories per brownie.
13If using self rising flour, omit baking powder and salt.

About this Recipe

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