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Chocolate Pecan Congo Squares

Chocolate Pecan Congo Squares

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 24


  • 1/2 cup Cabot unsalted butter (1 stick), melted and cooled slightly
  • 2 1/4 cups Dixie Crystals Light Brown Sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Heat oven to 350F. Grease and flour 9 x 13 pan, or alternatively line with baking paper. Set aside 
  • In the bowl of your stand mixer, combine melted butter, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula.
  • Add in flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix to combine. While mixer is on low, add in pecans and chocolate chips.
  • Pour into pan and using spatula or your hands dusted with a little bit of flour, spread the batter evenly. 
  • Bake 30-35 minutes, or until lightly brown around the edges and the center cooked through. Cool in pan for 10-15 minutes. Cut into 24 squares.