Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I first made these using this recipe in Home Economics when I was in 7th grade. They became such a favorite that I still have them in my collection today.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Melt shortening in a large saucepan.
  3. Remove pan from heat and cool slightly.
  4. Add sugars, vanilla, and eggs.
  5. Beat well.
  6. Add flour, salt, nuts, and baking powder.
  7. Stir until well blended.
  8. Pour into a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  9. Sprinkle chocolate chips over mixture.
  10. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until golden.
Most Helpful

4 5

Very good blonde brownies--not as rich and gooey as some I have had, but a nice treat. I took them for "tea" to work, and they were totally finished with many recipe requests.