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Conga Squares

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"My mother, Elaine, made these for us regularly for us in the 60's for after school treats. They are about 20 minutes from start to finish! The fun thing with this recipe you can add coconut, nuts, or butterscotch chips."
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Ingredients

servings 178
Original recipe yields 36 servings (14 x 17 inch pan)

Directions

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  1. In mixing bowl: measure 2 cups brown sugar, vegetable oil, and eggs. Cream on medium for 3 minutes. Add vanilla. Slowly add white flour and baking powder and salt. Add baking soda mixed in hot water separately.
  2. Add chocolate chips, and walnuts if desired. (Or substitute coconut, nuts, or butterscotch chips.)
  3. Pour batter into a 14 x 17 inch pan. Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) until just golden. Take out of oven just before you think they are done. They cool in the pan. Cut and serve. Try nutmeg and lemon flavoring for variety, reduce lemon to 1 teaspoon.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 178 calories; 9.3 23.7 2 10 122 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

i found this a really easiy and tasty recipe. although i found the mixture still raw after cooking for only 10min, and had to cook for another 10-20 extra min.

Most helpful critical review

I made these and they are great for a house of sweet tooths. I had to up the cooking time to 30 minutes and the YOU HAVE TO LET THEM COOL FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR!! The inside was not doughy, but go...

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i found this a really easiy and tasty recipe. although i found the mixture still raw after cooking for only 10min, and had to cook for another 10-20 extra min.

I made these and they are great for a house of sweet tooths. I had to up the cooking time to 30 minutes and the YOU HAVE TO LET THEM COOL FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR!! The inside was not doughy, but go...

My grandmother used to make these as well. I found the recipe after she had passed away. Nobody else in the family has this! So every year I make them. I use pecans instead, and you are suppose ...

I thought this was an ok recipe, however, my family and friends all loved it. I baked them in 2- 8x8 pans and ended up cooking for about 30-40 min. (10 min is not long enough) I added a whole ...

My mom used to make these sans nuts all the time. As an adult, I was silly enough to think she just pressed cookie dough in a pan instead of cookies. This recipe IS CORRECT!! The thing that s...

This either didn't cook right or just tastes bad!

These tasted really good, BUT - do they ever get cooked in the middle? I had them in the oven for ages, and the middle just collapsed when taken out of the pan as it was so soft. Would like to t...

They were very tasty and simple. The only significant change that I made was to use brown butter rather than oil. I added half milk chocolate and half dark chocolate chips along with coconut. I ...

I did not have chocolate chips or walnuts on hand. I added oatmeal for a little different texture.