Molasses Chocolate Squares
|All purpose flour||1 Cup (16 tbs), sifted|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), firmly packed|
|Egg||1 , well-beaten|
|Semi-sweet chocolate||7 Ounce (1 Package)|
Sift together flour and salt.
Add shortening to molasses, and cook over low heat, while stirring, for 2 min., or until shortening is melted.
Add soda and brown sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
Add beaten egg, sifted dry ingredients, and chocolate, cut along scorings.
Using a spatula, spread over bottom of 2 greased or oiled 8" x 8" x 2" pans.
Bake in moderate oven of 350ºF for 20 min.
Cut into 2" squares.