This quick and easy no-chocolate brownie recipe takes 15 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to bake.
1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 8×8 inch pan.
2 Combine shortening and milk in large saucepan. Place over low heat until shortening melts. Remove from heat, add the brown sugar and egg. Stir until well blended.
3 Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir into sugar mixture. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Spread evenly into prepared pan.
4 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean. Cool and cut into 2×2 inch squares.