Congo Bars

SueA posted 04-20-98

Congo Bar Cookies I

2 1/4 cup. flour
2 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 cup shortening
1 lb. brown sugar
3 eggs
1 package chocolate bits
1 package angel flake coconut
1 cup chopped walnuts

Mix together. Grease a 9x13 pan. Preheat oven to 350. bake 25 to 30 minutes. Cool, Cut and enjoy.

Congo Bars II
Recipe By : "Gooseberry Patch" Old-Fashioned Country Cookies

2/3 cup butter or margarine -- melted
1 pound brown sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 3/4 cups flour -- sifted
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped nuts -- optional
12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips

In a large bowl or pan (after melting), combine butter and brown sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each. Add vanilla.

Sift together dry ingredients and add to sugar mixture. Add nuts and chocolate chips. Pour into greased, shallow roasting pan. Bake at 350F for 22-25 minutes (don't overbake).

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