OUR GIFT TO YOU!
PREP: 15 min. BAKE: 35 min. + cooling MAKES: 20 bars
The best holiday open house recipes from our first 20 years (starting on page 47).
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups packed brown sugar
3 tsp. vanilla extract 2 large eggs
2²/₃ cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/₂ tsp. salt
11/₂ tsp. sugar
1/₂ tsp. ground cinnamon
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cream the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and eggs, one at a time. In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, spices and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
2. Mix the topping ingredients; sprinkle over the top. Bake until set and golden brown, 35-40 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
PER BAR 235 cal., 10g fat (6g sat. fat), 45mg chol., 180mg sod., 35g carb. (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g pro.
When I was asked to make a dessert for my boys’ football team to share, I whipped up these blondies and was instantly named the greatest mom by all.