Prep Time 25 min
Cook Time 25 Min
Servings 30
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 1/3 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 1/3 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening
  • 2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted or unsalted pecans
  • CHOCOLATE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
  • 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1 oz. (1 square) semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp. milk

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 350ºF. Coat an 11 1/2 x 7 x 1 1/2-inch pan with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    MELT shortening and chocolate together; stir until smooth. Set aside to cool.

  • Step 3

    BEAT eggs, sugar, and vanilla in medium bowl until thick. Add cooled chocolate mixture; beat until blended. Stir in flour and salt; add pecans. Turn into pan; spread evenly.

  • Step 4

    BAKE 25 minutes. Cool in pan on rack.

  • Step 6

    COMBINE all frosting ingredients in medium bowl; beat until smooth and of spreading consistency. Spread on cooled brownies. Chill before cutting into bars. Store covered in refrigerator.

Serving size
(1 brownie, 1/30 of recipe)

  • Calories 120
  • Calories from Fat50g
  • Total Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 55mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 16g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 13g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

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