Congo Squares

Family recipe back in 50’s.

2 3/4 c flour, sifted
2 1/2 tsp baking powder
2/3 c shortening
3 eggs
1 c. nut meats
1/2 tsp. salt
2 1/4 c brown sugar
1 pkg. 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, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add dry ingredients, then nut meats and chocolate. Pour into greased pan about 10 1/2 x 15 1/2 inch. Bake 350 degrees, 25-30 min. Makes 48 squares. When almost cool, cut into squares 2 x 2 inch.

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