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Coconut Pecan Blondies

Here's a classic white chocolate brownie that I've entered in the state fair and frequently made for the men I work with- I'm a landscaper. I enjoy munching on these while cheering on my alma mater, Ohio State University.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16 brownies


  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 4 ounces white baking chocolate, coarsely chopped


  • In a large bowl, beat egg and brown sugar for 3 minutes. Add butter and vanilla and mix well. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to the brown sugar mixture, beating just until blended. Stir in pecans, coconut and white chocolate.
  • Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 325° for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with moist crumbs (do not overbake). Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 194 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Michael5217
    Feb 8, 2014

    everyone loved 'em

  • deeboomer
    Aug 9, 2013

    At first I thought the blondies were undercooked because I followed the recipe saying the inserted toothpick should have moist crumbs on it, however, when cooled, these blondies were not overly moist and were a big hit

  • kafaughn
    Oct 19, 2012

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  • robisonh
    Sep 24, 2012

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  • khingle
    Oct 30, 2011

    Wow these are delicious! They have such a nice flavor...the coconut is not overpowering but it really makes this recipe!!!

  • pjnine
    Oct 15, 2011

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  • lberry222
    May 17, 2011

    These blondies will melt in your mouth! Good enough to be served in a restaurant!!!

  • Lmbl320
    May 13, 2011

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  • albobier
    Aug 18, 2010

    These are delicious!! I originally made them for my dad who loves coconut and pecans... but I ended up loving them myself! The white chocolate and brown sugar make these a sweet carmely delight!

  • mkschian
    Aug 17, 2010

    I serve homemade treats weekly to our church preschool parents. These melt in your mouth blondies are definitely a favorite.