Salted Peanut Butter and Chocolate Blondies


Calling all peanut butter lovers -- these chocolate and peanut butter blondies are the perfect easy dessert recipe. Topped with chocolate chunks and a sprinkle of sea salt, this easy brownie recipe will be a crowd favorite.

Salted Peanut Butter and Chocolate Blondies
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
36 bars


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ½ cup butter

  • cup creamy peanut butter

  • 2 cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 cup salted and roasted peanuts, chopped

  • 1 5.25-5.32 ounce pkg. dark 60% cacao chocolate squares or dark chocolate & sea salt caramel squares (such as Ghirardelli), unwrapped and broken into large pieces

  • Flaked sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over the edges of the pan. Lightly coat foil with cooking spray. In a medium saucepan melt butter and peanut butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar. Stir in eggs and vanilla until combined. Stir in flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Stir in peanuts. Pat the dough evenly into the prepared baking pan.

  2. Bake 18 minutes. Top evenly with the broken chocolate squares. Bake 2 minutes more or until evenly brown and edges are puffed. Sprinkle with sea salt. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Use edges of foil to lift uncut bars out of pan. Transfer to a cutting board. Cut into bars.

To Store:

Layer bars between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

157 Calories
7g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 157
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 147mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 3g
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 0.6mg 3%
Potassium 68mg 1%
Folate, total 20.2mcg

*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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