Congo Bars

Clara Hearn

Farmerville First Baptist Church Sesquicentennial Cookbook 1847-1997

  • 1/2 cup oleo
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp orange peel, grated
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 2 cup (12 oz) chocolate pieces

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 15x 10 inch pan with foil. In a large bowl, beat oleo, sugar, eggs, vanilla, orange peel, and salt until light. Add flour and baking powder; beating until blended. Stir in pecans and chocolate pieces. Spread batter in foil-lined pan.

Baked 20 minutes. Cool in pan. Cut cooled cookies in bars. Makes 50 cookies.





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