Conga Bars from Arbor House of Black Mtn NC

Conga Bars – Arbor House of Black Mtn NC


– 1 cup Pecans (Toasted/Chopped)

– 1.5 cup Unsweetened shredded coconut

– 1.5 cup AP Flour – can substitute Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Flour

– 1 tsp Baking Powder

– 1/2 tsp Salt

– 12 TBS Unsalted Butter (Melted & Cooled)

– 1.5 cup Light Brown Sugar

– 2 Eggs (Slightly Beaten)

– 4 tsp Vanilla Extract

– 2 oz Bran

– 2 oz Oats

– 4 oz Dried Fruit

– 4 oz Chocolate Chips OPTIONAL (Duke Mansion uses no chocolate chips and calls it

a breakfast bar)



  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
  2. Toast Nuts & Coconut
  3. Sift dry ingredients together
  4. Whisk butter and brown sugar together until combined. Add eggs & vanilla extract

and mix well. Fold dry ingredients into egg mixture; do not overmix. Fold in coconut

and nuts (add optional chocolate chips here) then turn batter into prepared pan

  1. Bake until shiny, cracked, golden brown (aprox. 22-25 minutes).

Cool on rack, unpan, wrap in plastic wrap & store in freezer

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