Monday, November 7, 2011

Blueberry White Chocolate Blondies


It's Reveal Day once again for the Secret Recipe Club. This month, I was assigned to Heather's blog, Eggs Cream and Honey. In case you didn't know, Heather lives in England. How cool is that! She has so many neat recipes on her site and I finally decided to go with the Chewy Chunky Blondies. The great thing about these bars is that you can add whatever you want to them and it's sure to be good - chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, toffee, etc. I decided to go with a combo of white chocolate chips and dried blueberries.

The blondies were super delicious. They were definitely chewy and had an awesome caramelly flavor from the brown sugar infused into every bite. Plus, the white chocolate blueberry combo is simply marvelous. I ate some of the edge (my favorite part) right after it came out of the oven. Sure, it was hot, but oh so gooey . . .


I am in love with these blondies and will never look for another recipe for them again. I'm thinking I might like to try them with orange, ginger, and dried cranberries or some chai spice or cherries and dark chocolate. The possibilities are endless. Thanks Heather for one sweet recipe!

Secret Recipe Club


Chewy Chunky Blondies

(adapted from Dorie Greenspan's "Baking From My Home to Yours")

2 c. flour
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 large eggs
1 c. white chocolate chips
2/3 c. dried blueberries

Preheat the oven to 325F. Butter a 9x13" baking pan.

Cream the butter and sugars until until well incorporated. Add the eggs one by one, beating for 1 min. after each addition, then beat in the vanilla. Add the dry ingredients, mixing just until they disappear into the batter. Using a rubber spatula, stir in the chocolate chips and blueberries. Scrape the batter into the pan and smooth the top as best as you can.

Bake for about 40 min., or until a knife inserted into the center of the blondies comes out clean. The blondies should pull away from the sides of the pan a little and the top should be a nice honey brown. Transfer the pan to a rack and let cool completely.



20 comments:

  1. Yum! Hard to go wrong with blondies. I love how you can switch out the mix-ins with whatever you like. Great choice!

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  2. Stopping over from the SRC page and I'm in love with this combo! Blueberries and white chocolate? Awesome! And the blondies do look like they have a great chew.

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  3. What a fantastic post for SRC!!!

    I have not been to your blog before, I love it!!! I have just become your newest Facebook fan!

    Check out my SRC post if you haven't already:

    Simple Butter Cake with Peach Sauce

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  4. Hey how funny is that - you had my blog and I had yours. Glad you liked the blondies. Love the idea of adding blueberries to them. I had a hard time choosing between all your great sweets. Especially all the chocolate chip recipes!

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  5. They do look so moist and delicious! What a treat! Bet it would handle a good bit of icecream on top :)

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  6. That blondie recipe of Dorie's is my favorite. Love the white chocolate/blueberry, sounds great!

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  7. Your blondies look wonderful and your future variations sound great too.

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my SRC recipe this month: Pork Belly Soup with Collard Greens.

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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  8. Wow does that look rich and yummy. Come visit. We have a terrific pumpkin cheesecake today.

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  9. Blueberry and white chocolate...yum!

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  10. I love blueberries in just about anything, but when I saw this post, my mouth fell open. YUM!!! Great choice for SRC!

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  11. Yum, these blondies look so good...love adding blueberries to blondies, I haven't done that but it sounds really delicious! :)

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  12. Oh my gosh, those sound so good! I love Blondies!

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  13. I like how the texture looks--not too dense and oily.

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  14. I LOVE white chocolate, and I just so happen to have a bag of dried blueberries on hand (expensive!) originally purchased to make the Momofuku blueberries and cream cookies. I'm pretty sure I have enough to make those, and your gorgeous blondies! Fantastic SRC choice!

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  15. These look super yummy! I have to try making it sometimes (after my diet of course haha)

    -Ly
    http://www.lyzhang.com

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  16. Caramel like flavor with blueberries and chocolate. I am so sold, they look amazing. Great SRC

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  17. Those look wonderful! Great pick for the SRC.

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  18. Great pick! I love how versatile these bars are. They look delicious.

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  19. I remember these from Dorie's book and I remember loving them. They are definitely good. Glad you liked them too. they look great.

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  20. OOO YUM!
    Come bring this to A Themed Baker's Sunday over at Cupcake Apothecary where the theme this week is BERRIES!
    See you there!
    Cupcake Apothecary
    http://cupcakeapothecary.blogspot.com/2011/11/themed-bakers-sunday-15.html

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