Christmas Blondies


Christmas Blondies

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Ingredients
  • 2/3  cup 
    butter, softened
  • 2   cups 
    packed brown sugar
  • 2   large 
    eggs
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cherry brandy or cherry juice (optional)
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    baking powder
  • 2   teaspoons 
    vanilla
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 2 1/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1   cup 
    chopped walnuts, toasted*
  • 3/4  cup 
    chopped white or dark sweet chocolate
  • 1/2  cup 
    coarsely chopped candied cherries
Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch baking pan.
2.
In large mixing bowl beat butter on medium speed 30 seconds. Add brown sugar; beat until well-combined. Beat in eggs, brandy, baking powder, vanilla, and salt. Add flour; beat just until blended. Stir in nuts, chocolate, and cherries. Spread in prepared pan.
3.
Bake 30 minutes or until golden. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut in bars. Makes 24 bars.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 240, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 32, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 34, Monosaturated fat (g) 2, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 24, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 194.36, vit. C (mg) 0, Thiamin (mg) 0.1, Riboflavin (mg) 0.1, Niacin (mg) 0.79, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.04, Folate (g) 28.22, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.06, sodium (mg) 125, Potassium (mg) 81, calcium (mg) 50.48, iron (mg) 0.9, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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