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Congo Bars - March, 2023.

This recipe is fun to make and more fun to eat.

It’s got something for the “kid” in each of us. Yep, a lot of ingredients, but don’t let that stop you. Easy to make. Perfect to enjoy after a soccer work-out or sitting in front of a TV game.


This recipe is on pages of 43 and 44 of Fat Witch Brownies (our first cookbook).

  • Ingredients
  • Crust
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup graham crackers (approximately 11 whole crackers crushed
  • ⅓ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • Topping
  • 1¼ cups sweetened coconut flaked
  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup milk chocolate chips
  • ¾ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecans or other nuts (optional)
  • Directions
  • Grease a 9" square baking pan with butter or cooking spray. Dust with flour and tap out the excess. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Crust
  • To make the crust – sift the flour, baking powder and salt together into a large bowl.
  • Stir in the graham cracker crumbs and light brown sugar.
  • Mix well.
  • With a fork, add the butter, a couple of butter pieces at a time and mix into the dough until it is crumbly.
  • When all the butter is added, finish mixing with your hands until smooth.
  • Spread the dough evenly in the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. The crust should be slightly golden. Set aside.
  • Spread the dough evenly pressing down with your hands, on the bottom of the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until the crust is slightly golden.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and set aside.
  • Topping
  • While the crust is cooling, put together the topping.
  • Mix the coconut, chocolate, and condensed milk together with a wooden spoon.
  • If desired, add the pecans.
  • Spread the mixture evenly over the baked crust.
  • Bake for 20 minutes until the topping is set.
  • Do. not let the topping bubble over or get too dark.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and let cool for 2 hours
  • The chocolate chips should be firm before cutting and serving. 12-16 pieces
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Product will stay fresh for 7-10 days at room temperature. Serve at room temperature.
If desired, refrigerate immediately for 3 weeks or freeze for 3 months.

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Classic BUY NOW   & Classic Cauldron Special always available.