Virginia's Blockbuster Brownies
 
Ingredients
  • ½ cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ cups flour
  • 8 tablespoons cocoa
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nutsIcing Ingredients
  • ¼ lb. butter
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1-lb. box powdered sugar
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
Instructions
  1. Brownies: Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Alternately add flour and cocoa with milk and vanilla. Add nuts. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch pan. Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes. Let cool.Icing: Combine butter, cocoa and milk in a saucepan; hand whisk while bringing to a boil. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and whisk in powdered sugar, about a half cup at a time until smooth. Add nuts. Spread icing evenly while it is still warm.
Recipe by Certified Angus Beef brand blog - Go Rare at https://blog.CertifiedAngusBeef.com/2014/02/flashback-friday-blockbuster-brownies/