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Saturday, June 5, 2010

Congo Bars



This recipe is one that I found on one of the blogs I like to follow, Bakerella. I made dinner for the missionaries earlier this week and needed something that could be wrapped up and taken home, this was a great recipe! I just switched out the chocolate chips for white chocolate and the pecans for walnuts, since that is what I had on hand.



Congo Bars
2 3/4 cup all purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 lb. light brown sugar (Oh my and thank you!)
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
11.5 ounce package milk chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans (optional)
By hand:
Sift flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Set aside.
Stir brown sugar into softened (not melted) butter in another large bowl until butter disappears. You can use the back of your spoon to help incorporate the two together.
Add eggs one at a time to butter mixture and stir well after each egg.
Add vanilla, chocolate chips and nuts. Mix well.
Add dry flour mixture and stir until well combined.
Coat a 13 X 9 pan with non-stick spray and spread batter evenly into dish.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown. Make sure you don’t over bake.

1 comment:

scubamom said...

Hmm......Those look pretty good!