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       Title: Chocolate Amaretto Brownies
  Categories: Desserts, Chocolate
       Yield: 12 servings
  
       1 c  Shortening
       2 c  Sugar
       2 tb Amaretto/almond-flavor
     1/2 ts Salt
            Handful sliced almonds
       2 tb Half-and-half
       1 ds Salt
       2 tb Amaretto
       4 oz Sq unsweetened chocolate
       4    Eggs, beaten
   1 1/2 c  Flour
       1    Recipe Amaretto Frosting
     1/4 c  Butter or margarine
       1 oz Sq unsweetened chocolate
   2 1/2 c  Powdered sugar, sifted
  
   ~--------------------------AMARETTO
   FROSTING-+---------------------------
   ~--------------------------AMARETTO
   FROSTING-+--------------------------- Note: 2/3 cup powdered baking
   cocoa can be substituted for the chocolate uares. Combine shortening
   (Crisco butter-flavored is good, or I've used rgarine be
   cholesterol-conscious) and chocolate in heavy saucepan; place er low
   heat, stirring constantly, until combined.  Remove from heat and ol.
   Stir in eggs and amaretto. Combine flour and salt; add to creamed
   xture, stirring well.  Pour batter into a lightly greased 13 x 9 x 2
   king pan. Bake at 400 for 20 minutes; cool.  Frost with Amaretto
   osting, sprinkle with sliced almonds (or arrange in flowery patterns,
   to
    fancy).  Cut into squares. Note: 3 Tbs powdered baking cocoa can be
   substituted for chocolate uares. Combine butter & chocolate in a heavy
   saucepan; place over low at and stir constantly until melted. Stir in
   half and half.  Add wdered sugar, salt Amaretto, stirring until
   smooth. Yield: Enough osting for 2 dozen brownies. (Original recipe
   from Gayle Scott, esapeake, VA)
  
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