Congo Bars

“My mother had made these since I was little and then I made them for my kids. They are great to take to a picnic and they carry well.”

Ingredients

  •  2/3 cup butter (melted)
  •  1 pound brown sugar (light brown sugar I measure 2 cups packed from a large bag)
  •  3 large eggs
  •  2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour (white)
  •  2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  •  1/2 teaspoon salt
  •  12 ounces chocolate chips
  •  1 cup walnuts, chopped

Step 1

Melt the butter and add the brown sugar; mix well and cool; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 2

Add dry ingredients and mix well; add nuts and chocolate bits

Step 3

Put into a greased 9×13 pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 25-30 minutes.

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (65.8 g)
  • Calories 279.9
  • Total Fat – 13.6 g
  • Saturated Fat – 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol – 40.2 mg
  • Sodium – 145.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate – 36.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber – 0.7 g
  • Sugars – 19.1 g
  • Protein – 5.1 g
  • Calcium – 63.3 mg
  • Iron – 1 mg
  • Vitamin C – 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin – 0.1 mg

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