Betty Crocker 1957 Brownies

Betty Crocker 1957 Brownies – a recipe for densely chocolatey chewy brownies from a 1957 Betty Crocker advertising pamphlet. These are very dense, chocolatey, rich, chewy, and incredibly wonderful.

- Denise Palmer

These brownies are very easy to make. I always get wonderful comments regarding how good they are!

— Baking chocolate — Shortening — Sugar — Eggs — Sifted cake flour — Pecans


Melt the chocolate and shortening together in the top of a double boiler over simmering water.


Remove the pan from the heat and beat in the sugar and eggs.


Sift the flour, salt, and baking powder. Stir the dry ingredients into the chocolate mixture. Mix in the nuts and vanilla extract.


Spread the mixture in the prepared pan.


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