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Chocolate Nut Triangles

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Ingredients
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  All purpose flour 2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Semisweet chocolate pieces 6 Ounce (1 Package / 1 Cup)
  Maple frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Chocolate frosting 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Candied cherries 2 Tablespoon
  Nuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Line 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 X 1-inch jelly roll pan with foil.
Melt shortening in large saucepan.
Stir in brown sugar; mix well.
Remove from heat; cool 10 minutes.
Beat in eggs, one at a time.
Sift flour, baking powder and salt together; stir into sugar mixture.
Stir in nuts and chocolate pieces.
Spread in prepared pan.
Bake 25-30 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes in pan; invert on board.
Cool thoroughly.
Frost half with Maple Frosting and half with Chocolate Frosting.
With electric knife, trim edges and cut into 2-inch squares.
Cut each square diagonally to form triangles.
Decorate with nuts and candied cherries.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7947 Calories from Fat 3164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 353 g542.8%

Saturated Fat 99.2 g495.8%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 634.4 mg211.5%

Sodium 3567.5 mg148.6%

Total Carbohydrates 1144 g381.5%

Dietary Fiber 22.9 g91.5%

Sugars 824.9 g

Protein 93 g185.6%

Vitamin A 14.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 173.9% Iron 144.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Chocolate Nut Triangles Recipe