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       Title: Brownie Shortbread
  Categories: Diabetic, Cooky/bars, Desserts
       Yield: 24 bars
  
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     1/2 c  Unsalted butter; 1 stick                 -at room temperature
            -at room temperature                1 c  All-purpose flour;
            -=OR=-                            1/4 c  Granulated sugar;
     1/2 c  Margarine; 1 stick                1/4 ts Salt;
 
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     1/2 c  Unsalted butter; 1 stick                 -(1 oz each)
            -at room temperature                2 lg Eggs;
            -=OR=-                            3/4 c  Granulated sugar;
     1/2 c  Margarine; 1 stick                  3 tb All-purpose flour;
            -At room temperature              1/2 ts Baking powder;
       3    Sqs. Unsweetered chocolate;    
  
   CAKE LAYER:
   Heat oven 350 degrees.  Grease an 11 X 17 baking pan.  In food
   processor or with eledtric mixer, process or beat the butter, flour,
   sugar and salt until mixture holds together and forms a dough.  Press
   over bottom of pan. Bake 20 minutes or until light golden and firm
   when touched. BROWNIE LAYER:
   Heat butter and chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring
   often, until melted.  Cook 5 minutes.  In a medium-size bowl, whisk
   eggs, sugar, flour and baking powder until blended.  Whisk in cooled
   chocolate mixture.  Pour over shortbread base.  Bake 20 minutes or
   until top feels firm.  Cool in pan before cutting in bars.
   Food Exchanges per serving: 1 STARCH/BREAD EXCHANGE + 2 FRUIT
   EXCHANGE + 8 FAT EXCHANGE; CAL: 148; PRO: 2g; CAR: 10g; CHO WITH
   BUTTER: 38g; CHO WITH MARGARINE: 18g; SOD: 94mg;
   
   Source: The Family Circle; Jan. 1994.
   Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.
  
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