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Baking tuesday – Raspberry blondies – townie

On my last trip to Costco I bought 2 packages of raspberries instead of one so i had extra berries to bake :). These were delicious! And super easy to make! Next time I’ll double the recipe! This would be good with strawberries too!

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raspberry blondies
adapted from myrecipes.com

Ingredients
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1-2 cups fresh raspberries

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray 8-inch square baking pan with baking spray.
2. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in brown sugar until moistened. Let cool slightly. Off heat, whisk in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour mixture until just combined.
3. Scrape batter into baking pan, smoothing top with a spatula. Scatter berries over batter. Bake until blondies are set in center, about 30 minutes. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.

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Baking Tuesday – caramel swirled pretzel m&m blondies – townie

Fathers day I asked the husband what he wanted me to bake… We had plans to go to my aunts house for a BBQ and I said I’d bring dessert. I had Made this same dessert awhile ago and we both loved it! This time I didn’t have the tjs caramel so I actually melted caramels. Came out delicious Again and much more caramely.

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caramel swirled pretzel m&m blondies
adapted from cookies & cups

Ingredients

1 cup butter (2 sticks) room temp
1/2 cup white sugar
1 cup light brown sugar packed
2 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp coarse Sea salt
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 cups Pretzel M&Ms
1 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
1 (14oz) bag caramels unwrapped
1/4 cup milk

How to Make

Preheat oven to 350°
Spray a 9×13 with baking spray. Set aside.
Cream butter and sugars together in a large mixing bowl.
Add vanilla and eggs and mix well.
On low add baking soda, salt and flour stirring until combined.
Fold in your pretzel M&Ms and chocolate chips.
In your prepared pan press 2/3 of your batter into the bottom of the pan.
Bake for 8-10 minutes until just beginning to set, but not golden brown.
While the bottom is baking put your unwrapped caramels into a microwave safe bowl along with your 1/4 cup milk. Microwave for 2-3 minutes, stirring every minute until melted.
When the bottom is done pour the melted caramel on top.
Drop in spoonfuls the remaining batter and spread over the caramel as well as you can.
Continue baking for 15 minutes until golden brown and the caramel is bubbling.
Preheat oven to 350°
Let cool completely before cutting into squares