Not too sweet and perfectly chewy, these easy bars are good enough to be your go-to baked good year round. The best part? You probably have all the ingredients on hand.
- Makes: 36 servings
- Serving Size: 1 bar (plain and chocolate chunk variation)
- Yields: 36 bars
- Prep: 20 mins
- Bake: 25 mins 350°F
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a medium saucepan heat brown sugar and butter over medium heat until butter melts and mixture is smooth, stirring constantly. Cool slightly. Stir in eggs, one at a time; stir in vanilla. Stir in flour, baking powder, and baking soda.
- Spread batter in prepared baking pan. Sprinkle with almonds. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until a wooden toothpick inserted near center comes out clean. Cool slightly in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars while warm.
From the Test Kitchen
Prepare as above, except reduce nuts to 3/4 cup and add 3/4 cup semisweet or white chocolate pieces at same time as nuts. When testing for doneness, be careful not to insert toothpick into chocolate pieces.
Per piece: 132 cal., 6 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 21 mg chol., 50 mg sodium, 19 g carbo., 1 g fiber, 2 g pro.
Daily Values: 3% vit. A, 2% calcium, 4% iron
Exchanges: 1 Other Carbo., 1 1/2 Fat
Nutrition Facts (Almond Blondies)
- Per serving:
- 129 kcal cal.,
- 6 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 2 g monounsatured fat),
- 21 mg chol.,
- 4750 mg sodium,
- 18 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 12 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet