Congo Cookies

Charlene Maxwell

By
@tinkagain

Mom made these when we were kids in the '60s. I loved learning to measure and helping mom. Loved smelling them baking, but mostly loved eating them!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
35 bars
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

2/3 c
butter, melted
1 lb
light brown sugar or 2 1/4 cups
3
eggs
2 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
pecans, chopped
1 pkg
semi-sweet chocolate chips

Step-By-Step

1Preheat overn to 350 deg. Melt butter, add sugar. Beat until well blended. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Let cool.
2Mix dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt. Add to butter mixture and stir well. Add vanilla, chopped pecans and nuts.
3Grease and flour, or line pan with parchment paper. 13 1/2 x 15 x 2" pan at 350 deg for 35-45 min.
4While warm cut into finger-length bars. Makes 35.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies