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Best Blondie Recipe

This is the best chewy blondie recipe! These cookie bars include the option of adding white chocolate chips and nuts, but they taste just as good without any add-ins!
Be sure to check out the VIDEO at the bottom of the recipe!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blondie bars, blondies, chewy blondies, cookie bars, dessert bars, easy baking
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 15 blondies
Calories 370kcal
Author Sam Merritt

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted (226g)
  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar* tightly packed (250g)
  • 1/2 cup sugar 100g
  • 2 large eggs + 1 egg yolk room temperature preferred
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 285g
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch cornflour in the UK
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup white chocolate chips 115g
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts 130g

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F (175C) and line a 13x9 pan with parchment paper**
  • Combine melted butter and sugar in a large bowl and stir well.
  • Add eggs, egg yolk, and vanilla extract and stir until completely combined. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, baking powder, and salt.
  • Gradually stir dry ingredients into wet until completely combined.
  • Fold in white chocolate chips and nuts, if using.
  • Spread blondie batter into prepared pan and transfer to oven.
  • Bake on 350F (175C) for 25-30 minutes*** or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with a few fudgy crumbs.
  • Allow to cool before cutting and enjoying

Video

Notes

* I like to use half dark and half light brown sugar in this recipe. You can use all light or all dark, either will work, but if you use all dark brown sugar the blondies will be a bit richer, sweeter, and more moist.
**If you don't have parchment paper you can lightly grease and flour the sides and bottom of your pan instead. 
***If you use a glass pan it will likely take longer than the suggested time to bake.

Nutrition

Serving: 1blondie (calorie count includes nuts and chips) | Calories: 370kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 65mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 21% | Calcium: 3% | Iron: 7%