Recipe is from my older brother's MIL, another snack accompanying us to the NJ shore! It is a favorite of my family.
1/2 cup Crisco shortening
2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
3/4 cup sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Melt shortening and chocolate together; set aside.
Sift dry ingredients; set aside.
Beat eggs until light and add sugar slowly.
Stir in chocolate and shortening mixture.
Add flour, mixture vanilla and nuts.
Bake in 9" square greased pan at 350º F for 30 minutes.
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