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Easter peanut butter blondies

Easter Peanut Butter Blondies

Krista A Stechman
These festive Easter Peanut Butter Blondies are a chewy and gooey blondie mix with peanut butter swirled on top and pastel peanut M&M's mixed in
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dessert
Cuisine american
Servings 9 people
Calories 749 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 large and medium mixing bowl
  • 1 8x8 inch baking pan
  • 1 parchment paper
  • 1 rubber spatula or wooden spoon
  • 1 electric mixer (optional) can be used for wet ingredients only or they can be hand mixed

Ingredients
  

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp kosher salt

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 2 cups dark brown sugar
  • 2 eggs room temp
  • 1 egg yolk room temp
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 10.8 oz Easter colored peanut M&M's reserve a small handful for the top

Toppings

  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 small handful pastel colored peanut M&M's
  • ¼ tsp flaky sea salt optional

Instructions
 

Mixing the Dry Ingredients

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F then spray an 8x8 inch pan with non-stick cooking spray. Line the pan with parchment paper and spray it again
  • Whisk the dry ingredients together in a medium bowl

Mixing the Wet Ingredients

  • Mix the melted butter and brown sugar together in a large bowl until fully combined. You can use a whisk or hand mixer
  • Mix the eggs and egg yolk in, one at a time, mixing fully between each addition and scraping the sides of the bowl down
  • Stir in the vanilla

Combining and Baking the Blondies

  • Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients just until almost fully combined
  • Fold in the M&M's
  • Dollop the peanut butter on top of the blondies all over then swirl around a few times with a butter knife
  • Scoop out the blondie batter into prepared baking dish and bake for 35-40 minutes until edges are starting to brown and middle looks slightly underbaked
  • Allow the blondies to cool fully on a wire rack before cutting
  • Sprinkle with flaky sea salt if desired

Nutrition

Calories: 749kcalCarbohydrates: 96gProtein: 10gFat: 37gSaturated Fat: 20gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 399mgPotassium: 200mgFiber: 2gSugar: 71gVitamin A: 788IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 119mgIron: 3mg
Keyword blondies, easter, gooey, m&m, peanut butter
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