Caramel Chocolate Blondies Recipe

This week is a busy one! I am in St. George, Utah for work until Thursday and then my dad is coming out for a visit! So there is a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, I just have to survive the busy work week:)

I have a five pound brick of Peter’s caramel to use up. I think that is a good problem to have, but I don’t know what to make! I made chocolate caramel cookies with sea salt that were fabulous, but that didn’t even make a dent in my caramel supply. If you have caramel ideas let me know!

I love baking blondies because there are so many variations. This time I tried a caramel chocolate blondie. I wasn’t sure if the caramel would melt or harden up, but luckily the caramel melted nicely throughout the blondies. I didn’t want anyone to break a tooth after biting into one of my blondies:)

A little warning-these blondies are rich and gooey, but in the most delicious way! I gave Josh a warm blondie with a tall glass of milk to cut the sweetness. He really liked it and I guess the blondie wasn’t too sweet for him, because he came back for seconds!

I will be making these blondies again-good thing I have 5 pounds of caramel:)

Caramel Chocolate Blondies

Yield: 12 blondies

Cook Time: 23-25 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 stick butter, melted
1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1/3 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
Baking caramel, cut and rolled into tiny balls, the size of peas (I used Peter's caramel)

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spray a 8X8 pan with cooking spray. I used a glass Pyrex dish.

2. Whisk together the dry ingredients in a medium bowl-flour, baking powder, soda, and salt. Set aside.

3. In a medium bowl, stir together the melted butter and brown sugar. Stir until smooth.

4. Add in the egg and stir. Next, stir in the vanilla. Stir until smooth.

5. Add the flour mixture and stir until the ingredients are combined. Stir in the chocolate chips.

6. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. Take the little caramel balls and tuck them into the blondies. I spaced them out all over.

7. Bake the blondies for 23-25 minutes, until the blondies are set. A toothpick will come out clean when they are done. Let the blondies cool on a rack. When cool, cut and serve.

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Categories: Bars