Monday, May 26, 2014

Blondie Bars

The "Blonde Brownie" or commonly know as "a blondie" is my all time favorite!
By definition these are a rich, sweet dessert bar made from flour, brown sugar, butter, eggs, baking powder, and vanilla, and may also contain walnuts or pecans. Chocolate chip blondies may also contain white or dark chocolate chips. My recipe for the "Blondie Bar" is a healthier version of that described above and as always is gluten, soy and dairy free! This is truly a winning recipe!




Blondie Bar


Recipe: 

Ingredients: Yields 16 bars
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil 
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs or equivalent egg substitute (One Egg = 1 1/2 tsp Ener-G Egg Replacer plus 2 tablespoons water)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chocolate chunks or chips  Note: Enjoy life chocolate chips/chunks are gluten/soy and dairy free
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9x13 baking pan.
  2. In the bowl using  either a handheld or standing mixer, cream together the coconut oil and sugars. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix on high until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the almond flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix to fully combine. Fold in the chocolate chips and walnuts.
  4. Spread the dough into the greased baking dish. Smooth into an even layer. Bake for 25 minutes, or until golden. Allow to cool for 15 minutes. Slice into bars.
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This recipe was shared at: Allergy-Free Wednesday, www.realfoodallergyfree.com 
http://www.tessadomesticdiva.com/2014/05/allergy-free-wednesday-119.html
This recipe was shared at : Full Plate Thursday, http://mizhelenscountrycottage.blogspot.com/http:// 
This recipe was shared at Gluten Free Wednesdays : 
http://glutenfreeeasily.com/gluten-free-wednesdays/

7 comments:

  1. I love the combination of the almond flour with the walnuts, what a fabulous recipe!

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  2. This looks delicious! They seem so light and airy - yum :)

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  3. These look fantastic! Thanks for sharing on Gluten-Free Wednesdays this week. Sharing later. ;-)

    Happy weekend!
    Shirley

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  4. Another fan favorite on AFW this week! Great job!

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  5. Excellent! I just made these and they turned out great! Thanks!

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  6. I made these for my IC diet and they are wonderful.

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