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Congo Bars

You are going to love these delicious snacks!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked snack recipe, congo bar recipe, easy snack recipe
Servings: 24 bars
Calories: 266kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 1 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pecans toasted and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Grease a 13x9" pan. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in a medium bowl; set aside.
  • Whisk melted butter and brown sugar together in medium bowl until combined.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  • Fold dry ingredients into wet until just combined.
  • Fold in chocolate, coconut, and nuts. Turn batter into prepared pan, smoothing top with rubber spatula.
  • Bake 25-30 minutes, until top is shiny, beginning to turn golden, and cracking around the edges. Cool on a rack to room temperature. Cut into squares.


recipe adapted from Cooks Illustrated


Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 0.8mg