Almond Blondies

4.5
(25)

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.

Almond Blondies
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
36 bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cup packed brown sugar

  • cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ½ cup chopped almonds

Directions

  1. 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.

  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.

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 (per serving)

129 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Sodium 4750mg 207%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Calcium 30.3mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 9564mg 203%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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