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Applesauce Brownies II Recipe
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Applesauce Brownies II

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"A plain cake-like brownie, moist with great chocolate taste. Easy to make."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9x9 inch pan Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x9 inch pan. In a microwave oven or over a double boiler, melt shortening and chocolate together, stirring frequently until smooth. Set aside to cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, blend together the sugar, eggs, applesauce and vanilla until smooth. Stir in the chocolate mixture. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt, gradually stir into the chocolate mixture. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pan before cutting into squares.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 21, 2011

I used margarine instead of shortening and cooked it a lot longer. I used whole wheat flour too. I put a chocolate icing using Hersheys cocoa powder and confectioners sugar (recipe is on Hershey's box). It was delicious! Not exactly a brownie but not exactly cake either.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 18, 2003

these were ok. it was more like cakes than brownies. i melted the shortening and chocolate, mixed the flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. then in a seperate bowl i mixed the eggs, sugar, and vanilla. i took the applesauce out of the fridge and when i opened it, i was disgusted to find green mold at the top of the applesauce. i used shortening instead. the brownies turned out kinda dry, but thats mostlikely my fault. thanx anywayz.


13 Ratings

Jan 16, 2003


May 26, 2003

They were good, but more like cake then brownies.

Jan 06, 2015

While this recipe looked totally like a cake when it came out of the oven, wasn't dry, wasn't even very moist. Very bland, lacked any good "brownie" quality flavor, wasn't sweet either. While I don't mind a cake style brownie but this really, wasn't that at all. My apologies, I will not be making this again, no one cared for it at all.

Nov 12, 2009

nice choc cake-nothing special-kk

Apr 29, 2008

These were definitely very cakey, but they were also very tasty. Consider frosting it.

Dec 17, 2006

Very bland, and did not take nearly as long as the recipe said it would take for them to cook. I was going to put them in tins with other assorted goodies and give them out during the holidays, but not now that I've tried them.


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  • Calories
  • 105 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 49 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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