3/4 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups brown sugar -- divided
2 eggs -- separated
1/4 teaspoon baking soda in 1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
6 ounces chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Mix shortening, sugar, 1/2 cup of brown sugar, egg yolks,
soda, vanilla, flour, salt, and baking powder until it forms a stiff dough.
Pat into the
bottom of a greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Spread chocolate chips
Beat the egg whites until stiff, then add 1 cup of brown sugar and beat
over the chips. Bake 20 minutes.
Cool and cut into squares.