Conga Bars

Conga Bars
Servings: 36 Yield: 36 bars Prep 25 mins Bake 350°F 30 mins to 35 mins


  • 2 1/4 cups unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter or margarine, at room temperature
  • 1 box (16 ounces) light-brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 package (6 ounces) chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped nuts, such as walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 cup sifted confectioners sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons milk

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.

2. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt onto sheet of waxed paper.

3. Beat together butter and brown sugar in a large bowl until well blended. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. On low speed, gradually beat in the flour mixture until blended. Beat in the vanilla. Stir in the chocolate and nuts. Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan.

4. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.

Prepare Glaze:

5. Whisk together confectioners sugar and enough milk in small bowl until smooth and good drizzling consistency. Cover; set aside.

6. When cookie is completely cooled, drizzle with glaze. Let stand until glaze hardens. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 36; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 150, Fat, total (g): 6, chol. (mg): 28, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 23, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 68, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.