Grammie's Congo Bars


submitted by shanalogy {1 Recipe}

  • Prep Time:
    5 Hrs
  • Cook Time:
    35 Mins
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    5 Hrs 35 Mins
  • Level:
Grammie's Congo Bars

Makes: 9 9

Description: Delicious dessert squares with chocolate and pecans. Just like Grammie used to make.

2 1/4 cup  Flour
2 1/2 tsp  Baking Soda
1/2 tsp  Salt
1 bar  Butter
1 lb  Brown Sugar
2/3 cup  Shortening
3  Eggs
1 Cup  Chopped Pecans
12 oz  Chocolate Chips

Instructions: Sift Flour, Baking Soda and Salt together
Melt Butter and shortening in a medium pot on medium heat stirring constantly then add brown sugar and blend. Stir until mixed then remove from heat.
When cool add Flour Baking Soda and Salt mix, chocolate chips and eggs
Last add pecans.

Bake at 350 degrees in a greased 9x13 pan for 30-35 minutes until it tests done.
Test center with knife. Let sit 10-15 minutes before removing from pan.

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