Aunt Ruth’s Brownies

Colleen Gentleman Minturn

  • 1 stick oleo or butter
  • 3 heaping tbsp cocoa
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 scant cup flour
  • ½ cup nuts (or raisins or chocolate chips)

(I always double the recipe and bake in a 9×13 pan.)

Melt oleo in saucepan – stir in cocoa, then sugar, vanilla & eggs. Add flour and nuts and put in greased 8×8 pan and bake at 350� about 15 minutes or so. Don’t overbake. Sprinkle with powdered sugar or ice with chocolate frosting.


  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa
  • 2 tbsp oleo
  • brewed coffee to moisten
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