Congo Squares

Congo Squares


"When you don't have time to make chocolate chip cookies, these will satisfy you. They are so easy to make and it don't dirty too many dishes!"


servings 129 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 129 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 78 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter or margarine and brown sugar; cool slightly. Beat in eggs, one at a time. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to sugar mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
  3. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. When almost cool, cut into 48 squares.
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  1. 28 Ratings


I have been making congo squares for many years. My mom and chef sister still can't make them like I do. The secret is to beat each of the three eggs one at a time for three minutes each. The te...

My grandmother used to make this same exact recipe and it's a family favorite and now 30something years later it is still a must have for my family that I make every holiday! The only differenc...

My mother made these when i was a kid. (Cookies are time consuming ;) Like cookies, don't overbake: better a bit underdone so they're nice and chewy when cooled.

I doubled the amount of the chocolate chips and these were amazing. Everyone I gave them to absolutely loved them!

Hmmm...I hate to be the one to bring down the perfect score but these tasted more like chocolate chip bread to me and my husband. Not sure what I was expecting. I followed the recipe exactly, ex...

I haven't made these in a few years but I am so glad I found the recipe again. Moist and chewy. So good, I have been making them at least once a week, and they never last long. Also, taste great...

this recipe is just like the on my mom use to make when I was a child. I add a little bit of my own ingredients to it like peanutbutter chips, and I have to double it so I add milk chocolate chi...

I cooked this today with my 18 month old son and his 4 year old friend. Together we had it made in less than 10 minutes allowing for setup time. It would have been quicker again if I made it by ...

This was a easy recipe that tastes great! I omitted the nuts and doubled the chocolate chips and it turned out very yummy! Thanks!