Jumbo Chocolate Chip Squares Recipe

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Jumbo Chocolate Chip Squares Recipe

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My husband and two boys love chocolate chip cookies, but these can take the place of their favorite cookie anytime! Two hints: Don't overbake them, and do use the chocolate chunks or jumbo chips that are available these days—they really make the difference.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:
48 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups chocolate chunks or jumbo chocolate chips

Directions

Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Remove from the heat and stir in sugar and vanilla; cool. Transfer to a bowl; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and baking powder; stir into bowl. Add pecans and chocolate. Spread in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Congo Squares in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p26

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 145 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 55mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 2/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 2-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 cups chocolate chunks or jumbo chocolate chips
  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Remove from the heat and stir in sugar and vanilla; cool. Transfer to a bowl; add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour and baking powder; stir into bowl. Add pecans and chocolate. Spread in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Congo Squares in Sweet and Scrumptious Chocolate 1994, p26

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