Posted on 30 January, 2014

Chocolate Chip Blondies

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Chocolate Chip Blondies

Thank you for all your sweet comments on my last post. Who needs ice cream to drown my breakup woes when I have you guys, right? Nonetheless, chocolate and I have gotten pretty cozy the past week, which has resulted in an almost bare emergency drawer. With one chocolate bar left, I chopped it up and folded it into the buttery blondie dough.  Awesome choice if I do say so myself.

Chocolate Chip Blondies

This Christmas, thanks to my parents, I received three new cookbooks. One of them was “One Bowl Baking” by Yvonne Ruperti. It has chapter after chapter of recipes that only require one bowl. How great is that? Lately, I don’t have time to bake like I used to so this book was a breath of fresh air.  One bowl = little fuss. These blondies are buttery, fudgy in the center and bursting with chocolate goodness. Enjoy!

Chocolate Chip Blondies
Yields 16
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  2. 1 2/3 cups packed brown sugar
  3. 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  4. 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  5. 2 large eggs
  6. 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  7. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  8. 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  9. 1 1/4 cups dark chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 inch baking pan and set aside.
  2. In a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, cream butter, sugar, salt and vanilla until combined. Stir in eggs, one at a time, until competely combined
  3. Incoperate the dry ingredients. Fold in chocolate chips.
  4. Spoon the batter into the pan and bake until golden, about 25 minutes.
Adapted from One Bowl Baking
Adapted from One Bowl Baking
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11 Comments

  • Reply Joanne 30 January, 2014 at 4:45 am

    Break-ups are the WORST, but without chocolate around they’re at least a little better. These blondies look pretty ideal and I love that they are one bowl only!
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    • Reply Nicole 30 January, 2014 at 1:02 pm

      Thank you Joanne! The one bowl thing is what totally hooked me. Sugar rush in under 30 minutes? Sign me up.

  • Reply Kayle (The Cooking Actress) 30 January, 2014 at 9:47 am

    I feel I may have been insensitive before: I for some reason was thinking the breakup to which you were referring was not new.

    My bad. Girl I am SO sorry and I am totally here for youuu! Breakups are no fun at all, esp. when they’re affected by that dreaded “being too young” nonsense. My brother got dumped recently because the girl feels like she’s too young to settle down…but then she also wants to be around him so now he hangs out with her and talks to her and is all confused and messed up and thinks he’s gonna win her back…*le sigh*

    ANYWAYYYYY blondies. cure all ailments. Esp. ones as tasty as these!
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    • Reply Nicole 30 January, 2014 at 1:04 pm

      No worries Kayle! It seems like I am going through the same thing as your brother. Maybe my ex and his ex should hook up and have a non-committed relationship. haha

    • Reply Lia @ Luscious Living 30 January, 2014 at 1:57 pm

      Kayle, “Too young to settle down” is a LIE! It is, in my opinion, just a way to get out of a relationship you’re not that into and not make the other person feel bad about themselves. It does tend to lead to residual hope as the breaker upper grows older. I’ve used that line on a guy before. Should have been brave enough to just say straight up that he wasn’t the guy for me. Lucky for both of us I left the country after the break up.
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  • Reply Lia @ Luscious Living 30 January, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    About the blondes, they sound like the perfect Chicago frigid winter decision!
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  • Reply Bianca @ Confessions of a Chocoholic 30 January, 2014 at 6:26 pm

    Chocolate definitely makes it a little bit easier dealing with heart stuff :) These look great, I also love one bowl recipes!
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  • Reply Elizabeth - SugarHero.com 31 January, 2014 at 12:44 am

    One bowl baking is genius. I’m usually on the five bowls, three sets of measuring cups, and four spatulas plan…and it sucks come dishes time! These blondies are so classic and look so tasty!
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  • Reply Consuelo @ Honey & Figs 31 January, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    One bowl recipes are the best thing ever! Especially if they include chocolate and look as awesome as these bars. Oh My – I’m drooling over here! ;–)
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  • Reply Danguole 31 January, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Oh my, I missed your last post (will be fixed soon)!

    These look perfect, though-nothing like a good, chewy blondie.
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  • Reply Jess 1 February, 2014 at 8:33 am

    These blondies sound delicious! Will have to try the recipe soon :)
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