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How To Make Blondies

Updated on February 15, 2012
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Blondies?

I can hear you now, "What the heck are blondies?". Well, they are like brownies and are delicious, contain no chocolate, and taste like butterscotch.

Years ago, there used to be a blondies mix that could be bought in stores. I'm not sure of the brand, but they were so good! I haven't seen them for years, so I've been searching online for something that will do.

After 5 or 6 trials, I think I've found the taste I'm looking for. These taste like butterscotch, even though you don't have to put butterscotch chips in it if you don't want to. I used white chips in this batch and they are delicious! You could also add nuts or whatever you'd like. Well, within reason! Only add 1/2 cup of nuts, chips, etc.

Without further ado, here's my recipe for what I like to call "Blondies Not Brownies!"


Margarine and brown sugar.
Margarine and brown sugar. | Source
Margarine, brown sugar, egg, & vanilla.
Margarine, brown sugar, egg, & vanilla. | Source
Margarine, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, & flour.
Margarine, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, & flour. | Source
Margarine, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, flour & optional chips.
Margarine, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, flour & optional chips. | Source
Ready for the oven!
Ready for the oven! | Source

Blondies Not Brownies recipe!




Ingredients:


  • 1 stick(8 tablespoons) melted butter or margarine
  • 1 cup tightly packed light or dark brown sugar
  • 1 egg beaten lightly
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • Optional: 1/2 cup of butterscotch chips






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Directions:


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 8" x 8" pan with cooking spray.
  3. Melt margarine in microwave safe mixing bowl.
  4. Add tightly packed brown sugar to bowl and mix well.
  5. Add beaten egg and vanilla extract.
  6. Add flour and mix well.
  7. Stir in butterscotch chips or other optional items.
  8. Pour into pan and spread evenly.
  9. Bake for 25 - 30 minutes - test with toothpick: comes out clean, it's done!
  10. Let cool, cut into squares or triangles or whatever and share!
  11. Yes, you have to share.


Blondies!
Blondies! | Source

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      Lisa 6 years ago from Tennessee

      Brett, I'm glad I could answer your question! No since going through life wondering what blondies are!

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      Brett Caulton 6 years ago from Thailand

      LOL ... your intro made me laugh, as the whole reason I read this was because I was thinking "What the hell are Blondies!?"

      Thanks for SHARING, they actually look pretty tasty.

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