Ben Lawson's Mom's Brownies

Ben Lawson's Mom's Brownies

4 tbsp. cocoa
2/3 cups shortening
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
1 ½ cups flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

Melt shortening on low-heat, and add cocoa.  Keep on stove until hot and syrup like.  Take off heat.  Add sugar and eggs.  Beat by spoon in pan until mixes well.  Add dry ingredients, and stir well.

Place into a 9x15 pan that has been sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.  Bake at 350º for 25 to 30 minutes.  Remove and cover immediately with foil or cake pan lid or they will harden.  Cut into desired size when cooled.