Chocolate Pecan Squares
|Cake flour||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Eggs||2 , well beaten|
|Honey||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Broken pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Sift flour, salt and baking powder together.
Melt shortening and chocolate together over boiling water.
Add sugar to eggs and beat well.
Add honey gradually to egg mixture and beat thoroughly.
Add chocolate mixture and continue beating.
Stir in flour mixture, nuts and vanilla.
Pour batter into 8x8 inch pan which has been lined with waxed paper and greased.
Arrange pecan halves on batter before baking.
Bake about 40 minutes at 350Â°F.
Cut into 64 1 inch squares so that each square has a pecan half in its center.
Top with Peppermint Spread.