Mash Potato Brownies
⅔ cup instant mashed potato flakes
⅔ cup hot water
⅓ cup shortening
2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1 cup of sugar
⅓ cup flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ baking powder
½ cup chopped nut
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 pan.
Measure potato flakes into the mixing bowl. Blend in hot water; set aside.
Melt shortening and chocolate over low heat, stirring constantly. Add chocolate mixture, sugar, and eggs to potatoes in a bowl.
Stir together remaining ingredients; blend into chocolate mixture. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cool before cutting
Makes 24 brownies