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Chocolate Squares

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These Chocolate Squares are truly inviting for any Chocolate lover! Well flavored with chocolate and vanilla and the nuts just add to the fun by giving it a little crunch in between! This is a great snack that works as an anytime-treat!
Ingredients
  Unsweetened chocolate square 2
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Sifted cake flour 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Sweet chocolate square 1
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Confectioner’s sugar 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
  Milk 5 Tablespoon (Hot)
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a 2-quart glass baking dish.

MAKING
2) In a bowl, combine chocolate and shortening and place in the oven to melt.
3) Slightly cool.
4) Beat in the sugar.
5) One at a time, add in the eggs, and beat well after each addition.
6) Combine and sift the flour and baking powder.
7) Add into the chocolate mix.
8) Add in the nuts and blend well.
9) Transfer into the baking dish.
10) Place in the oven at 325° F and bake for 35 minutes.
11) In a baking dish, mix together the unsweetened chocolate, sweet chocolate and butter and melt in the oven.
12) Combine sugar and hot milk.
13) Add into the chocolate mix.
14) Add in the vanilla and beat till thick enough to spread.
15) Spread over the baked squares.

SERVING
16) Cut into squares or bars.
17) Can be served with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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