Congo Cookies

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Carie Turner

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This was my Grandma Bure's recipe and she made it for me when I was a little girl. Yep, I loved chocolate even then. I remember making this in the kitchen with my mom and with my own children as they were growing up. It still remains a family favorite. Recently I made 4 batches that were consumed by my daughter's college soccer team. They didn't last long. Enjoy!

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Rating:

★★★★★ 15 votes

Comments:
Serves:
24 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 c
    flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2/3 c
    butter or margarine
  • 2 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 pkg
    7 oz of chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    pecans (optional)

How to Make Congo Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt and set aside. In another bowl, melt butter and add brown sugar. Mix well. Cool slightly and add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients to this. Finally, add chocolate chips, nuts and vanilla. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes. When almost cool, cut into finger-length bars.

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About Congo Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Baked Treats
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids



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