Brazil Nut Blondies

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 40 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2009

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups chopped Brazil Nuts
  • 4 oz bittersweet chocolate coarsely chopped

Method

In large bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in eggs, 1 at a time. Beat in vanilla.

In separate bowl, combine flour with salt; stir in 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the nuts and half of the chocolate. Stir into butter mixture in 2 additions.

Spread in parchment paper–lined 8-inch (2 L) square metal cake pan. Sprinkle with remaining chopped nuts and chocolate.

Bake in 325°F (160°C) oven just until cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean, 40 to 50 minutes. Let cool in pan on rack.

Cut into squares. (Make-ahead: Store layered between waxed paper in airtight container for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

Nutritional facts Per bar: about

  • Sodium 37 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 93.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Cholesterol 15 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 4.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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