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Monday, March 31, 2014

Becky’s Congo Bars

Becky’s Congo Bars

My daughter, Becky has loved these old- time since she was a little girl. Now that she’s a mom and all grown – up these are stull the ones she asks for when she comes for a visit!

Serves 8 (2 each)

¼ cup reduced – calorie margarine
¾ cup SPLENDA Granular
¼ cup no -  fat sour cream
1 egg, or equivalent in egg substitute
½ cup fat – free milk
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 cup + 2 tablespoons all – purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ cup mini chocolate chips
¼ cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 7-by-11-inch biscuit pan with butter – flavored cooking spray. In a large bowl, cream margarine and SPLENDA. using a sturdy spoon. Stir in sour cream, egg, milk, and vanilla extract. Add flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Mix gently just to combine. Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts. Spread batter evenly into prepared evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes. Place pan on a wire rack and allow to cool completely. Cut into 16 bars.

Each serving equals

HE: 1 Fat * ¾ Bread * ¼ Protein * ¼ Slider *
18 Optional Calories
159 Calories * 7 gm Fat  * 4 gm Protein *
20 gm Carbohydrate * 234 mg Sodium *
74  gm Calcium * 1 gm Fiber*


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