cups packed brown sugar
tablespoon cherry brandy or cherry juice (optional)
teaspoons baking powder
cup chopped walnuts, toasted*
cup chopped white or dark sweet chocolate
cup coarsely chopped candied cherries
- Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
- In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium speed 30 seconds. Add brown sugar; beat until well-combined. Beat in eggs, brandy, baking powder, vanilla, and salt. Add flour; beat just until blended. Stir in nuts, chocolate, and cherries. Spread in prepared pan.
- Bake 30 minutes or until golden. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut in bars. Makes 24 bars.
Nutrition Facts(Christmas Blondies)
- Per serving:
- 240 kcal cal.,
- 10 g fat
- (5 g sat. fat,
- 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 2 g monounsatured fat),
- 32 mg chol.,
- 125 mg sodium,
- 34 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 24 g sugar,
- 3 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet