Oatmeal-Peanut Butter Blondies

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Submitted by Oral Slither

A blondie is like a brownie without chocolate. These bars are soft, slightly chewy, with a crisper crust, and moderate peanut butter flavor. This recipe was adapted from the Brownies and Blondies cookbook. I got rid of a few unnecessary ingredients, and streamlined the process a bit more.

Ingredients[edit]

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 8 tbs (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter (either creamy or chunky)
  • 3 tbs milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup rolled oats

Method[edit]

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Gather your ingredients.

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Preheat your oven to 350°. Melt the stick of butter and let cool for a couple minutes. Don't throw the butter wrapper away! Use it to grease a 9-inch pan.

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Mix the flour, baking soda, and salt in a small bowl. Set aside.

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In a large bowl, whisk the butter and sugars. Add the peanut butter and beat thoroughly. Add the milk, eggs, and vanilla.

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Stir in the oatmeal, then the flour mixture. When you add the flour, stir only until the flour is mixed in. Stirring too much will make the blondies tough.

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Stop cooking and play tag with me, damnit!

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Pour the batter into the pan, and smooth the top with a spoon. Bake for 30 minutes. These are great piping hot from the oven.

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Enjoy!