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Blondies Recipe -- Simple and Foolproof!

Blondies Recipe--add chocolate chips, nuts, toffee, dried fruit--endless possibilities!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Servings: 16 squares
Calories: 375kcal
Author: Lucy Brewer


  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar light or dark is fine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped nuts optional
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or other flavor -- you can use 2 cups if not adding nuts


  • Melt butter and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Prepare 9 x 13-inch baking dish or pan with non-stick baking spray or butter and a light dusting of flour.
  • Add butter and sugars to bowl of stand mixer and beat until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until blended.
  • Add flour, baking powder, and salt, and mix until blended.
  • Stir in nuts, chips, or whatever mixins you are using.
  • Bake 20-25 minutes or until tester comes out mostly clean and center is barely set--don't overbake!
  • Cool completely on rack before cutting.