Today's Flavor with Chef Nikki Shaw
Romantic Monday - AUNTIE DOT’S BLONDIES
1 cup butter, softened
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups light brown sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts, divided in half
1 cup milk chocolate chips, divided in half
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl combine butter, eggs, vanilla, brown
sugar, flour, baking powder & salt. Beat by hand or with an electric mixer on low speed.
Mix well scraping sides regularly.
2. Stir half of the walnuts & half of the chocolate chips into the batter. Grease a 9 X 13-inch
pan with softened butter. Spread the mixture evenly in the pan. Sprinkle the top with the
remaining walnuts & chocolate chips.
3. Bake for 30-33 minutes on 350 degrees. Remove pan from oven, the Blondies should be soft
& moist. Be sure not to over-bake or they will be dry. Cool & cut into bite-size squares.
servings: 2 dozen / prep time: 15 minutes / cook time: 30 minutes