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       Title: Chocolate Amaretto Brownies
  Categories: Desserts, Chocolate
       Yield: 12 servings
       1 c  shortening                          1 x  handful sliced almonds
       4 oz sq unsweetened chocolate          1/4 c  butter or margarine
       2 c  sugar                               2 tb half-and-half
       4 ea eggs, beaten                        1 oz sq unsweetened chocolate
       2 tb Amaretto/almond-flavor              1 ds salt
   1 1/2 c  flour                           2 1/2 c  powdered sugar, sifted
     1/2 ts salt                                2 tb amaretto
       1 ea recipe Amaretto Frosting       
   ~--------------------------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)