Chocolate Chip Bars


2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 cup shortening, melted
1/4 cup water
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup nuts, optional
2 cups chocolate chips


1. Cream brown sugar and eggs. Beat well

2. Add remaining ingredients in order given.

3. Pour into jelly roll sized pan.

4. Spread chocolate chips on generously.

5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 25 minutes.


There are two copies of this recipe. One specifies it is a recipe from Marlys.