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On the first day of Christmas…Peanut Butter Blondies

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I got this recipe from Good Things Catered–one of my go-to food blogs. Her food is yummy, so you should check it out. Her link is over there, to the right.

These are yummy, peanut buttery blondies. Great flavor. I cut them pretty small, partially because they’re a little rich, but mainly because my office is filled with greedy little pigs, and I knew some people would take three or four, so if I cut them small, everyone should get at least one.

Oh, and the picture at the bottom is not mine. I thieved it. Remember the mean elf messed up my photo card. Starting on day three though, the pictures will be mine, all mine. Be patient 🙂

Peanut Butter Blondies
adapted Good Things Catered

Ingredients:
4 Tbsp butter, almost melted
2 Tbsp oil
1/2 c. creamy peanut butter
1 c. packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/8 c. milk
2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 c. chocolate chips (or 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/3 cup honey roasted peanuts)

Directions:
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line an 8×8 pan with foil and lightly grease.
-In a small microwave safe mixing bowl melt the butter for 20-30 seconds until melted.
-Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
-In bowl of stand mixer, add oil, peanut butter and butter and mix until creamy and smooth, about 1 minute.
-Add the brown sugar to the peanut butter mixture and stir until smooth, about 1 minute.
-Add the egg and stir to combine thoroughly.
-Add milk and vanilla and stir to combine.
Add the flour, baking powder and salt to the peanut butter mixture and stir just to combine (will be quite thick).
-Gently fold in chocolate chips (or chocolate chips and peanuts).
-Place into prepared pan and use a greased spatula to evenly spread mixture in pan and level the top.
-Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set in the middle.
-Cool completely.

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About Brandy

I'm a full-time writer, part-time baker, and not-enough-time runner.

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