[Sca-cooks] Suggestions for coffee house reception, was: Interesting, OOP NY Times Food History article...

Huette von Ahrens ahrenshav at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 1 02:51:39 PST 2008

Here is a cookie from the era.  They are tasty, easy to make and you can say you misheard
the name thinking they were bongo bars.  :-)



1 1/2 c. plus 2 tbsp. or 1 1/4 sticks butter
2 1/3 c. packed brown sugar
3 eggs
2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
12 oz. pkg. chocolate chips
1/2 c. walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 10 x 15 inch pan. Beat butter and sugar in bowl until creamy.
Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each egg. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt; blend
well. Fold in chips and nuts. Turn in pan, spread evenly. Bake until top is lightly browned, about
20-25 minutes. Transfer to wire rack; let cool. Cut into bars. Congo bars will freeze. Makes 32

My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel;   King Henry VI, part I: I, v 

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