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Chocolate Chip-Pretzel Blondies

All You JANUARY 2011

  • Yield: 24 large blondies (serving size: 1 blondie)
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Bake: 30 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.33


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely crushed salted pretzels (about 3 oz.)
  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with parchment.

2. In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder and salt. Using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar until light. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then vanilla. Reduce speed to low; beat in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and 1 cup pretzels. Spread evenly in baking pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes.

3. In a bowl set over a pan of simmering water, melt chocolate with peanut butter, stirring until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over blondies. Sprinkle with remaining crushed pretzels. Let cool before cutting into squares.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 234
  • Fat: 11g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 33g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Sodium: 128mg

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Chocolate Chip-Pretzel Blondies Recipe