Chocolate Chip Blondies


Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. With basic ingredients in any pantry and a recipe that's easy enough for kids to make, Chocolate Chip Blondies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others.

School’s out for a giant ice storm that never hit. So what do you do? Make a treat, of course! My 9-year-old flipped through one of my staple recipe books, The New Best Recipe (Cook’s Illustrated) and landed on Blondies.

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What are blondies? Well, if a brownie and a chocolate chip cookie made a baby, you might end up with this special little bundle of joy. A cake-like, chocolate chip cookie bar might be another way to think of this dessert.

Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. With basic ingredients in any pantry and a recipe that's easy enough for kids to make, Chocolate Chip Blondies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others.

With a few small adaptations of our own, he and I whipped these up in about 10 minutes and popped them in the oven. Within 25 minutes, we had a warm, chocolatey snack that hit the “snow day” spot! This is a great recipe to make with a child or to have your older kid make on his/her own. And, I bet you have all the ingredients for our version on hand.

Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. With basic ingredients in any pantry and a recipe that's easy enough for kids to make, Chocolate Chip Blondies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others.

After enjoying a piece of this snack bar ourselves, my son cut up a few pieces and delivered them to the neighbor. Occasionally I remember (wish it was more, to be honest!) to look for opportunities, no matter how small, to help cultivate grateful and generous hearts in my kids.

Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. With basic ingredients in any pantry and a recipe that's easy enough for kids to make, Chocolate Chip Blondies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others.

I hope you can enjoy these Chocolate Chip Blondies right out of the oven on a cold day yourself or deliver some to a friend soon.

Chocolate Chip Blondies
 
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Imagine a cross between brownies and chocolate chip cookies. With basic ingredients in any pantry and a recipe that's easy enough for kids to make, Chocolate Chip Blondies make the perfect afternoon snack to enjoy and then share with others.
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 12 tablespoons (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1½ cups light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter and brown sugar until combined. Stir in the eggs and vanilla.
  4. Using a spatula, add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Gently stir and fold just until combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Spread batter evenly in the bottom of the baking dish. Bake on the center oven rack for 22-25 minutes.
  6. Let cool for 5-10 minutes. Slice and serve.

 


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  1. Elen says

    I made these just like 12 minutes ago they are soo good my kids love them they were not to hard to make my and are very good

  2. Elen says

    I think i will make these tomorrow afternoon my kids love😄 them soo much this is such a keeper recipe.

    • Rachel says

      Awesome to hear that!