Rating: 4.5 stars
25 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 15
  • 4 star values: 9
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 25 Ratings

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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

bake:
25 mins
total:
45 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
36 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°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.

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  • 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.

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% ironExchanges: 1 Other Carbo., 1 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 21mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 18g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 12g; protein 2g; vitamin a 97.2IU; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.6mg; folate 16.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 4750mg; potassium 9564mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.5mg.
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