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Chewy Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

Chewy Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

I've prepared lots of pies, cookies, bars and cakes to share at family gatherings and church potlucks. These chewy brownies are one of my favorite treats.—Nick Welty, Smithville, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:36 servings


  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped peanuts


  • 1. In a large bowl, cream the shortening, peanut butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; beat into creamed mixture just until blended. Stir in the chocolate chips and peanuts.
  • 2. Spread into a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Editor's Note: Reduced-fat peanut butter is not recommended for this recipe.

Nutritional Facts

1 bar: 196 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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SusieTR1 User ID: 10010 16086
Reviewed Nov. 5, 2012

"I have made these Brownies several times! YUMMY! I can not bake them in pan size listed, as I only have a toaster oven, so I use 2 -11 x7 pan and they work out very well, moist abd chewie. They don't last long as they have become my BBF's favorite."

beaniebec User ID: 4065978 50299
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2009

"Concerned about the amount of eggs. Can you substitute egg whites for some of the eggs??"

shirlupte User ID: 1343747 21087
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2009

"I love these brownies they are easy and always get eaten up. They are moist and chewy and light."

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