Light Brownies

  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
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1/3 c Butter, or replace with: 1/3 c -Shortening mixed with 1 tb -Hot water
1 c Brown sugar
1 ea Egg
1 ts Vanilla
1 c Flour
1/2 ts Baking powder
1/8 ts Baking soda
4 oz Semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 ts Salt
1/2 c Chopped nuts, optional


Melt butter (or shortening with water) in sauce pan over medium heat. Remove from heat, add to brown sugar and mix well. Allow mixture to cool. Stir in egg and vanilla. Add remaining dry ingredients and mix well. Pour mixture into greased baking pan (8x8 or 11x7).

Bake at 350 deg. F for 20 to 25 minutes.