Saturday, February 5, 2011

Gentlemen prefer blondes...

I don't know about those gentlemen, but at home, brownies were our old favourite treat... until we discover these blondies... mmmm!


1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla or maple extract
1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1/2 chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans

1.  In bowl, beat butter and sugar, and then beat in egg and vanilla.
2. Combine flour, baking powder and salt.  Mix with butter mixture.
3.  Stir in chocolate chips and pecans.
4.  Spread in greased 8" square cake pan, lined with parchment paper
5.  Bake in 350°F oven for 25 minutes or until golden.
6.  Let cool on rack; cut into 12 squares.