Peanut Brittle Blondies

Peanut Brittle Blondies

Dress up classic blonde brownies with peanut brittle from your local candy shop. They're big, rich bars--easy to stack and pack for holiday giving.

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  • Yield: 2 dozen


  • 1 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 none large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups coarsely crushed peanut brittle (about 14 ounces)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Combine brown sugar and butter in a saucepan over medium heat; cook until butter is melted. Remove from heat. Cool slightly; add eggs, 1 at a time, beating until blended after each addition. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; stir into brown sugar mixture. Stir in peanut brittle and vanilla. Press dough into a greased and floured 13" x 9" baking dish.

Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.


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