Desserts

Applesauce Brownie Squares

Applesauce Brownie Squares
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
Brownies
  • ½ cup butter or margarine
  • 2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ¾ cup applesauce
  • 1¼ tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. salt
Chocolate-nut topping
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • ¼ cup chopped nuts
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate pieces
Instructions
  1. Melt together butter and chocolate in small saucepan over low heat. Add sugar, eggs, applesauce, and vanilla; beat well.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt until evenly combined. Add to chocolate mixture; beat well. Pour batter into greased 8-inch square pan.
  3. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over batter. Bake in 350⁰ oven 30-35 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool; cut into squares. Yield 16
Notes
Multiply all the ingredients 1½ times to bake in a 9” x 13” pan.