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It's two favorite desserts in one--a shortbread crust with a chocolate brownie on top.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
48 mins
total:
1 hr 8 mins
Servings:
24
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Line a 9x9x2-inch baking pan with foil; set aside. In a medium mixing bowl stir together 1 cup flour and the brown sugar. Cut in the 1/2 cup butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in the 1/4 cup chocolate pieces. Press into prepared pan. Bake for 8 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large mixing bowl stir together granulated sugar, 3/4 cup flour, the cocoa powder, baking powder, and salt. Add eggs, melted butter, and vanilla; beat by hand until smooth. Stir in the 1/2 cup chocolate pieces. Carefully spread over crust in pan.

  • Bake 40 minutes more. Cool brownies in pan on a wire rack. Lift brownies out of pan by lifting up on foil. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.

Nutrition Facts

180 calories; fat 9g; cholesterol 44mg; saturated fat 4g; carbohydrates 23g; mono fat 4g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 16g; protein 3g; vitamin a 243IU; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.8mg; folate 20.2mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 121mg; potassium 51mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.9mg.
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