August 29, 2009

Baton Rouge Blondies

Baton Rouge Blondies

Source: Baton Rouge Advocate - 10/03/2002

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 large egg
1 cup (6 ounces) Nestl? Toll House Premier White Morsels
1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts
1/2 cup toasted coconut

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan.

Combine flour, baking powder and salt in medium bowl. Beat sugar, butter and vanilla extract in large mixer bowl until creamy. Beat in egg.

Gradually beat in flour mixture.

Stir in morsels, nuts and coconut.

Press into prepared baking pan. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Makes 16 bars.

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