2 Butter
2/3 Sugar
1 Eggs
2 Vanilla
1 Unsifted Flour
1 Baking Powder
1 Salt
1/4 Quicker Quaker Oats
3/4 Maraschino Cherry
2/3 Walnuts
1/2 Pecans
2 Vegetable Shortening


Heat oven to 350°F.
In 2-quart heavy saucepan on low heat, melt 1 cup chocolate chips with butter, stirring constantly; remove from heat. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla.
Gradually add flour, baking powder and salt to chocolate mixture. Fold in oats, nuts, 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/3 cup chopped cherries.
Spread into greased 9 x 13 pan.
Bake at 350 F for about 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool on rack.
Cut brownies 4 by 6 across pan to make 24 squares.,
Sprinkle remaining chopped cherries over top.
In small heavy saucepan on low heat, melt remaining 1/2 cup chocolate chips and shortening, stirring constantly.
Drizzle chocolate over top of brownies to make a lacey pattern.
Chill about 15 minutes to set chocolate. Recut brownies.
>From the Kitchen of: Carole Source: Ghiradell i.