This is certainly not your everyday brownie besides being a fantastic tasting brownie without the added whiskey. You might just want to add the Jack Daniels--it is worth it. Believe me, you will love it!
Grease a 9-inch square pan In a bowl, sift together, flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
In a saucepan, combine sugar, shortening and water; cook over low heat to a light boil. Add in chocolate chips and vanilla; stir until smooth. Add in eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add in flour mixture and nuts; stir well.
Transfer mixture to a prepared baking pan.
Bake for 25-30 minutes.
Remove from pan; sprinkle with Jack Daniels Cool; top with chocolate glaze.
FOR GLAZE: Melt the chocolate chips with butter on top of a double boiler or in the microwave; stir until smooth. Spread over brownies.