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Chocolate Ganache Fudge Brownies

Prep Time:20 min
Cook Time:25 min
Yield:24 brownies

INGREDIENTS:

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 4 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • OR 1 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • CHOCOLATE GANACHE
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups (12 oz. pkg.) semi-sweet or bittersweet chocolate chips

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    HEAT oven to 350°F. Coat a 13 x 9-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  2. 2.
    PLACE chocolate and shortening in microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH (100% power) 2 minutes or until melted and smooth. Stir in sugar. Add vanilla, then eggs, one at a time, stirring well after each addition. Stir in flour and salt until evenly moistened. Spread in prepared pan.

  3. 3.
    BAKE 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out with fudgy crumbs. Cool completely. Remove from baking pan.

  4. 4.
    PLACE chocolate chips in medium bowl. Heat cream in microwave-safe measuring cup until warm. Pour over chocolate chips. Let set 3 minutes to soften. Whisk until smooth. Spread over brownies. Cut into bars.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:

Serving Size (1 brownie, 1/24 of recipe), Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 170), Total Fat 19g (Saturated Fat 9g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 50mg, Sodium 45mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 25g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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