Almond Blondies

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.

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Makes:
36 servings
Serving Size:
1 bar (plain and chocolate chunk variation)
Yields:
36 bars
Prep:
20 mins
Bake:
25 mins 350°
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Almond Blondies

Ingredients
2
cups packed brown sugar
2/3
cup butter
2
eggs
2
teaspoons vanilla
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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

Chocolate-Chunk Blondies:

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
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