April 22, 2010

Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

Chocolate Chip Blondies

Are Blondies more fun?

Or taste better, for that fact?

I was looking through one of my cookbooks, looking for something quick and easy to make. I would be entertaining and I needed something to feed plenty of mouths. This fit the bill.

Quick, easy, and tasty.

I was nervous that maybe they would be dry. I explained to people that it was like a large chocolate chip cookie cut into bars.

Moist in the inside, not too dry or crumbly on the outside. Went really well with coffee.

Considering they were eaten up in no time, I'd say they were a hit.

I guess blondies are more fun :)


Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

1/2 cup + 2 tbsp butter
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs, room temperature
1.5 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups white flour
1.5 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cups chopped pecans
1/4 cup chocolate chips

Cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract, mix and scrape bowl sides to until well combined.

Add the flour, baking powder and the salt until incorporated. Add nuts and chocolate chips and stir.

Press dough into a prepared 9"x13" pan. Bake at 350F for about 25 minutes.

Cool into pan and cut into roughly 2 dozen bars.

Recipe adapted from Chocolate Chip Brownies, Kitchenaid Best-Loved Recipes.


cookbookcooks said...

These sound delcious and much quicker than cookies. I will give these a try and let you know how it goes (with carob chips of course - haha)

Maki said...

But of course!


jBug said...

i just love your blog, i always want to try new things when i read it.

Maki said...

Thanks jBug :)

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