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I was in the mood for a little bit of retro baking. When I was a little girl, we always had dessert after dinner. Mom would always make some kind of sweet. Because Dad wasn't keen on brownies, Mom would occasionally make blondies. And they are my preference over brownies, too. I haven't had them in many years, so I decided to make them today. They were as chewy and moist as I remembered. *sigh*
Blondies 1/2 cup unsalted butter 2 cups brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups (scant) all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 F.
In a 2-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Remove pan from heat and stir in brown sugar. Add eggs, beating well after the addition of each one. Stir in vanilla.
Add dry ingredients; mix thoroughly. Spread in greased 13-inch x 9-inch baking pan. Bake 25 minutes. Cut in bars while warm; remove from pan when almost cool.
Source: Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook