Brownies Bev Helling
1 cup margarine or butter 2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs
1/2 cup cocoa 2 cups flour
1 cup nuts (if desired).
Cream margarine and sugar thoroughly. Add vanilla and eggs. Add combined cocoa and flour, beat well. Add nuts. Bake in 9 x 13 pan at 350 degrees 20 ‑ 25 minutes.
2 cups powdered sugar sifted 1/4 cup cream
2 oz. bitter chocolate 1/4 cup butter
Pour sugar and milk into melted chocolate and butter. Beat well. Bev received this recipe from a former neighbor years ago (Bea Anderson) and it is a real favorite of the family.