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Congo Bars I

Congo Bars I Recipe

Description

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

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅔ cup shortening
  • 2 ¼ cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs eggs
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  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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Nutritional Information

Congo Bars I

Servings Per Recipe: 35
Calories: 188.7
% Daily Value *
protein: 4 %
carbohydrates: 8 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 15 %
saturated fat: 15 %
cholesterol: 5 %
vitamin a iu:
niacin equivalents: 8 %
vitamin b6: 2 %
vitamin c:
folate: 5 %
calcium: 4 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 7 %
potassium: 2 %
sodium: 3 %
thiamin: 8 %
calories from fat:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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