Basic Blondies
  • Cooking Time: 20-25
  • 8 TBS butter, melted (I used 7 TBS)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup flour
  • Add in ideas: 1/2 to 1 cup chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, white chocolate or butterscotch chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, walnuts, almonds
  • 1/2 cup M&M candies1/2 chopped Reese's PB cups
  • 1/4 cup toffee pieces
  • 1/2 tsp mint extract in addition to, or in the place of vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8 x8-inch pan with foil and lightly spray with PAM.
  2. In a large microwave safe mixing bowl melt the butter. Allow to cool for 5 mintues.
  3. Mix the brown sugar with the melted butter and beat until smooth. Beat in egg and then vanilla. Add salt, stir in flour. Mix in any additions (see above ingredients).
  4. Pour into prepared pan and use a greased spatula to evenly spread mixture in pan and level the top.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until set in the middle. (I baked for 22 minutes.) Cool on rack before cutting.