When it comes to dessert recipes, it is hard to beat a good bar cookie. Today’s recipe for chocolate-marbled blondies is one of my go-to’s for an easy weeknight dessert, and the rich, caramel-like flavor of these bars will undoubtedly make you want to add these to your regular repertoire, too!
|Prep time||20 minutes|
|Cook time||25 minutes|
|Total time||45 minutes|
- 2 1/4 cups brown sugar
- 3/4 cups unsalted butter
- 3 Large eggs
- 2 3/4 cups flour
- 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans (chopped)
|Preheat oven to 350˚.|
|Place brown sugar and butter in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in one-minute intervals, stirring after each interval, until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Allow mixture to cool slightly. Stir in eggs.|
|Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a medium bowl; whisk to blend. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and stir to incorporate. Stir in vanilla and chocolate chips.|
|Spread mixture into greased 9”x13” pan. Using a butter knife, swirl the chocolate chips in your warm batter to create a marbled effect; sprinkle walnuts on top. Bake for 25-28 minutes, until center is set.|
The best way to describe these blondies is that they have a flavor similar to your favorite chocolate chip cookie…
…with the chewy texture of a fudge brownie. Yum!
Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you’ll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.