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Chocolate Bran Brownies

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Semi sweet chocolate pieces 6 Ounce (1 Package)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Whole bran cereal/Whole bran cereal with wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Coarsely chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
2. Place shortening, sugar, and water in a saucepan. Bring to boiling over moderate heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat immediately.
3. Add semisweet chocolate pieces and vanilla extract; stir until chocolate pieces are melted. Add eggs and beat well.
4. Add flour mixture, cereal, and nuts; mix well. Spread batter in a greased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
5. Bake at 325°F about 25 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool thoroughly in pan on wire rack before cutting in squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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