Treadmill Worthy Brownies
|1 1/2 c||flour|
|1 c||shortening or 1 stick margarine & 1/2 cup shortening|
|4 large||eggs, beaten|
|1 c||nuts, chopped ( pecans or walnuts)|
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DirectionsCombine ALL ingredients: Stir until smooth. (Batter will be stiff) Spread dough into a greased 9x 13 in. pan Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Note: 2 cups of sugar is for the brownie batter. The fudge frosting recipe below has 1 cup of sugar as well.Fudge Frosting:
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup Cocoa
1/4 cup Milk
1 1/2 Tbs Butter
Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Bring to a rolling boil. Stir constantly and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Beat until mixture JUST starts to thicken. Pour over brownies while still warm. This is like a thin layer of fudge.Treadmill Worthy Brownies:
Bake brownies as above and top with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting: (instead of the Fudge Frosting)
1 Box Powdered Sugar or 3 1/2 cups
4 tbsp Cocoa
1 stick Butter or margarine (softened)
3-4 Tablespoons Milk
1 tsp VanillaIn a large bowl with mixer on low speed Combine powdered sugar, cocoa, butter, milk and vanilla. Beat at medium speed 1-2 minutes until creamy.
Spread on brownies.