COMBINE sugar, flour, cocoa and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Store in covered container up to 6 weeks at room temperature. Freeze for longer storage. To measure, lightly spoon into measuring cup. Level.
HEAT oven to 350ºF. Spray an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with no-stick cooking spray. Beat eggs and vanilla in large bowl. Stir in 3 cups Brownie Mix until nearly smooth. Stir in nuts. Spread in prepared pan.
BAKE 25 to 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center yields moist crumbs. Cool. Sift powdered sugar over top. Cut into squares.
Serving Size (1 brownie of 32), Calories 160 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 65mg, Total Carbohydrate 19g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 13g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Butter Flavor, Crisco Results
For those who love the taste of butter, but demand the performance of shortening.