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Congo Squares

Rich, Golden-Brown Cousin of Famous Toll House Cookies-with a Very Special Flavor!

Congo Squares

2 3/4 cups sifted flour
2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
2 1/4 cups brown sugar (1 lb. package)
3 eggs
1 cup nutmeats, broken
1 package Nestle’s Semi-sweet Chocolate Morsels

Mix and sift flour, baking powder and salt. Melt shortening and add brown sugar. Stir until well mixed. Allow to cool slightly. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add dry ingredients, then nutmeats and chocolate. Pour into greased pan about 10 1/2′ X 15 1/2 ” x 3/4″. Bake at 350 degrees F. Time: 25-30 minutes. Yield: 48 squares

When almost cool, cut into squares approximately 2″x2″

Congo Squares have all the crisp, crunchy goodness of Toll House Cookies with the taste you’ll say is different and extra good. They’re a pleasure to make and a pleasure to serve…so rich and satisfying, so appetizing in appearance. Delight your family’s semi-sweet tooth with this appealing tasty treat!
Have them on hand for every occasion.