Decadent and Delicious Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies

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Decadent and Delicious Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Blondies
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 12, 2024

These chocolate chip peanut butter blondies are a heavenly combination of rich chocolate, creamy peanut butter, and chewy blondie goodness. These decadent bars are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth and are sure to be a hit at any gathering. With a preparation time of just 30 minutes, you can enjoy these mouthwatering blondies in no time. Whether you're a peanut butter lover, a chocolate aficionado, or just someone who appreciates a delectable dessert, these blondies are a must-try!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped peanuts (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the melted butter, peanut butter, and brown sugar until well combined.
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla extract to the bowl and mix until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips and chopped peanuts, if desired.
  7. Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs.
  9. Allow the blondies to cool in the baking dish before cutting into squares and serving.

Interesting Facts

  • Blondies are often referred to as the vanilla version of brownies.
  • Peanut butter was first introduced to the United States in the early 1900s and quickly became a popular ingredient in desserts.
  • The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is a classic flavor duo loved by many.
  • Blondies are a versatile treat that can be enjoyed on their own or served with a scoop of ice cream and drizzled with chocolate sauce for an extra special dessert.