Chocolate cherry brownies recipe

chocolate-cherry-brownies1 (16 oz.) Maraschino cherries
2/3 cup butter
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs, beaten
1 1/4 cups flour
3/4 cup Quaker oats (uncooked)
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup nuts, chopped (optional)
2 tbsp. vegetable shortening

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Drain cherries. Reserve 12 and chop remainder. In large saucepan, melt butter and 1/2 cup chocolate chips over low heat; stir until melted. Remove from heat; cool slightly. Add sugar, vanilla and eggs. Stir in combined dry ingredients, chopped cherries and nuts. Spread in greased 9×13-inch pan. Bake 25 minutes or until brownies pull away from pan sides. Cool completely.

Halve reserved cherries; place on top of brownies. In saucepan over low heat, melt remaining chocolate and shortening. Stir until mixture melts and is smooth. Drizzle over brownies. Cut in 2-1/2″ squares and store in airtight container.

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