Mounds Brownies Recipe
5 (.68-ounce) Mounds bars
1/2 C. shortening
1 C. all-purpose flour
1 C. granulated sugar
1/2 t. salt
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 t. vanilla
1/2-1 C. chopped walnuts or almonds (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9-by-13-inch baking pan.
In a large saucepan over low heat, melt the Mounds bars and shortening, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. In a bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt. Add to chocolate mixture.
Stir in eggs, vanilla and nuts (if using) and blend well. Pour into the baking pan.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, or until firm. Cool slightly and cut into bars.
Makes 20 servings.