|Erin with Kelly's son, Ari in Hilton Head last week!|
White Chocolate~Macadamia Blondies
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 1/2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
4 large eggs
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 tsp. instant Espresso powder
2 cups King Arthur all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups roughly chopped macadamia nuts (I cut them in quarters!)
8 oz. white chocolate, cut into chunks or a 12 oz. bag of white chocolate morsels
Preheat oven to 350F-degrees. Butter a 9" x 12" baking pan.
In a stand mixer, using the paddle attachment, cream the butter and brown sugar together. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition and scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Add the espresso powder and vanilla and mix well.
Stir in the flour, nuts and chocolate. Spread mixture into the prepared pan.
Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes (until a tester comes out cleanly from the center). Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
I loosen the edges with a straight spatula and then, removed the sides of the pan; if you're using a regular 9" x 13" pan, you will cut the blondies in the pan.
Cut into 24 squares.
The Blondies were moist and just the perfect treat to bring back some wonderful memories. Enjoy!