Congo Bars

Oxmoor House
Everyone likes an easy bar cookie recipe that gets rave reviews. This is one of them.
2 dozen


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2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
3 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 6 whole crackers)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup salted cashews, chopped
1 (11.5-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chunks or mega morsels


Stir together first 4 ingredients. Combine flour, graham cracker crumbs, and baking powder; add to butter mixture, stirring well. Stir in cashews and chocolate chunks. (Batter will be thick.) Spread batter into a greased 13" x 9" pan. Bake at 350° for 27 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.

Created date

August 2009