Nestle’s Congo Cookies

Cookies with chocolate and nuts.

This recipe appeared in lots of places, including the Feb. 22, 1942 edition of The Milwaukee Sentinel.

I think you’re going to want to go ahead and click to enlarge this one.

From the box of L.S. from Joplin, Missouri.

Nestle’s Congo Cookies


  • 2/3 c. oleo
  • 1 lb. brown sugar
  • 3 eggs

And add…


  • 2-3/4 c. flour
  • 2-1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

1 c. broken nuts
1 7-oz. package chocolate chips

Pour into large greased pan.

Bake at 350 deg. about 20 minutes.

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