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Walnut Raspberry Brownies

No recipe image available.Chocolate brownies topped with raspberry jam and drizzled with chocolate glaze.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 (1-ounce each) squares unsweetened baking chocolate
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 large eggs
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
1/3 cup raspberry jam
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Grease an 8-inch square pan; set aside.
  2. In the top of a double boiler over warm water, melt 3 squares baking chocolate with shortening. Cool slightly.
  3. In a bowl beat eggs, sugar, 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, and salt. Stir in the chocolate mixture and flour. Beat till thoroughly combined. Stir in chopped walnuts.
  4. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately spoon raspberry jam over the hot brownies. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. For Chocolate Glaze: Melt 1 square baking chocolate; blend in butter and light corn syrup. Stir in powdered sugar, milk, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat till thoroughly combined.
  7. Drizzle glaze on top of cooled brownies. Cut into bars.

Makes 24 brownies.