Quick, Easy and Delicious Brownies

Do you ever need to make a quick dessert?  Do you love brownies?  Then this is the recipe for you!  Mix the Brownie Mix and store it in an airtight container.  When you need to make a delicious and quick dessert, add three ingredients to the Brownie Mix and bake!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Ingredients for Brownie Mix:

6 cups all-purpose flour

8 cups sugar

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 (8 oz.) can unsweetened cocoa

4 teaspoons salt

2 cups vegetable shortening (Crisco)

Directions:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a large mixing bowl.  Add sugar and cocoa and blend well.  With a pastry blender, cut in shortening until evenly distributed.  Label and store in a large airtight container in a cool, dry place.  Use within 10-12 weeks.  Makes about 17 cups of brownie mix.

When you’re ready to make brownies preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease and flour a 9″ X 13″ baking pan.


5 cups Brownie Mix

4 eggs, beaten

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


In a medium bowl, combine Brownie Mix, eggs and vanilla.  Beat until smooth.  Stir in nuts if desired.  Pour into the prepared pan.  Bake for 30-35 minutes, until edge separates from the pan.  Cool.  Cut into squares.  These are great with vanilla ice cream or milk!

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