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
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ⅛ tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp salt
- 1 stick butter melted
- 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla
- ⅓ cup semi sweet chocolate chips
- Baking caramel cut and rolled into tiny balls, the size of peas (I used Peter's caramel)
- 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.
Have you tried this recipe?
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