Congo Squares

mary Armstrong


This recipe is mixed on top the stove, all in one pan and baked.

I try to cut down on the amount of sugar in most of my recipes so for this one:
I use 2 cups of brown sugar, the recipe calls for 2 1/4 cups. I also decrease the flour by 2 tablespoons and salt by 1/4 teaspoon.


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48 bars
20 Min
25 Min


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2/3 c
2 1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 3/4 c
all purpose flour
2 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 c
nuts, chopped

How to Make Congo Squares


  • 1Combine flour, baking powder and salt, set aside.
  • 2Melt shortening, stir in brown sugar. Cool slightly.
  • 3Add dry ingredients gradually with eggs.
  • 4Stir in rest of ingredients.
  • 5Put into a greased and floured 9x13 pan and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts

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