Star Island Congo Bars recipe

Star Island Congo Bars 


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).



Congo Bars — Full Conference Recipe

6 pounds butter or margarine

17.5 pounds brown sugar

15 cups eggs

splash of vanilla

2.5 gallons flour

7 Tablespoons baking powder

12 cups semisweet chocolate chips


(makes approximately 400 servings)