---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: Date-Butterscotch Brownies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 16 servings
     1/4 c  Shortening
       1 c  Packed brown sugar
     1/2 ts Vanilla
       1    Egg
     3/4 c  All-purpose flour*
     1/2 c  Chopped walnuts
       1 ts Baking powder
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Chopped dates
            *if using self-rising flour
            Omit baking powder and salt.
   Recipe by: Betty Crocker’s Cookbook
   Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease square pan, 8 X 8 X 2 inches. Heat
   shortening in 1-1/2-quart saucepan over low heat until melted; remove from
   heat. Mix in brown sugar, vanilla and egg. Stir in remaining ingredients.
   Spread in pan. Bake 25 minutes. Cut into 2-inch squares while warm.  16