Congo Cookies

Charlene Maxwell


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!


★★★★★ 2 votes

35 bars
20 Min
40 Min


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

How to Make Congo Cookies


  • 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.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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