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BLONDIES

A bar so full of butterscotch and white chocolate you'll think you died and went to heaven! Easy to make and delicious enough for a company dessert.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16 bars
Author Linda Warren

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup white chocolate chips (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter or spray an 8x8-inch baking dish with nonstick spray then line with parchment paper allowing a 2" overhang. Spray parchment paper.
  2. In a small saucepan, heat butter and both sugars over medium heat. Cook until the mixture comes to a boil and has thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and nuts, if adding. Let cool slightly. Once cool, whisk in egg.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour and baking powder. Add sugar mixture and until just incorporated.
  4. Stir in chips. Pour into prepared pan and level with fingers.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let cool on wire rack.
  6. Once cool, cut into 16 squares.