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peanut butter blondies with Reeses pieces and peanut butter cups

Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

Peanut Butter Blondies are full of peanut butter, with a buttery and soft center. They are super easy to make and loved by everyone!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Peanut Butter Blondies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Calories 652 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter melted and slightly cooled to room temperature
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Reese’s Pieces
  • 1 cup mini peanut butter cups

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 9×13 inch pan with baking spray, and line it with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on the sides to lift the blondies out. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, using a hand mixer, whisk the melted butter with white and brown sugar until combined.
  3. Whisk in the peanut butter, the eggs, egg yolk, and vanilla extract. Whisk until fully combined.
  4. Using a spatula fold in the flour, baking powder, and salt. The batter will be very thick. Fold in Reese’s Pieces and mini peanut butter cups.
  5. Transfer the batter into the prepared pan and spread it evenly. If you have more Reese's pieces on hand sprinkle some on top.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, then test the blondies with a toothpick. Insert it into the center of the pan ad if it comes out with wet batter, bake longer, checking every 3 minutes. If there are only a few moist crumbs, the blondies are done. Do NOT overbake as they will taste a little dry if you do!
  7. Remove from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely.
  8. Once cooled, lift them out of the pan, cut into bars and serve.
  9. Store leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

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Nutrition Facts
Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 652 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 535mg23%
Potassium 364mg10%
Carbohydrates 75g25%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 56g62%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 588IU12%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.