Congo Bars I

Congo Bars I

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"This was given to me by my mother-in-law; it has been a favorite of my husbands since he was a youngster :-)"

Ingredients

servings 189 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 26g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Melt shortening, stir in brown sugar. Let cool.
  3. Beat in the eggs.
  4. Add dry ingredients.
  5. Add chocolate chips, nuts and vanilla.
  6. Pour in 10 x 15-inch pan and bake for 30 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.
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Really delicious. I used real unsalted butter. I also used a 10 ounce package of Nestle's chocolate and carmel swirls and substituted pecans for the walnuts. I also made a pan with the same sw...

I've made this recipe twice. Both times I used butter instead of shortening. I prefer the richness of the flavor of butter. Next time though, I'm going to cut back on the quantity of chocolat...

I really wanted to like this recipe, I was hoping to add it to my catering menu. It was easy to make and only took a few minutes, but I didn't care for the final product. When I read that they ...