The Ultimate Blondie - Real Simple

Hands on: 10 minutes

Yield: 16 servings
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  • 1 cup(s) butter, melted, plus more for pan
  • 2 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour spooned and leveled
  • 1 teaspoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon(s) pure vanilla extract


  1. 1. Heat oven to 350 F. Butter an 8 inch square baking pan. Line the pan with a piece of parchment paper, leaving an overhang on 2 sides; butter the parchment.
  2. 2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt; set aside.
  3. 3. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth. Add the flour mixture and mix until just combined (do not overmix). Fold in any mix-ins, if desired:
  4. 1 cup dried fruit and 2 T candied ginger
  5. 16 miniature chocolate peanut butter cups (9 grams each)
  6. 3/4 cup each chocolate chips and chopped pecans
  7. 4. Spread the batter in the prepared pan and bake until a toothpick comes out clean, 40-45 minutes. Let cool completely in the pan before lifting out. Cut into 16 squares.
October 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by kateseats59 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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