Nut Butter Blondies
(Makes 24 servings)
1/4 cup unsalted butter
softened 3/4 cup natural nut butter
2 large eggs
3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup 100% whole grain pastry flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat 8 in square baking pan with cooking spray and line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.
- With an electric mixer, beat the butter and almond butter until smooth. Add in the eggs, brown sugar, and vanilla, and beat until incorporated.
- In small bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together. Mix the flour into the almond butter mixture just until combined. Fold in the chocolate chips.
- Spread the batter evenly in prepared pan, and bake for 25 minutes. Let cool in pan for 45 minutes, and then cut into 24 pieces.
Nutrition Facts Per serving (1/24 of recipe): 146 calories; 9 g fat ( 3 g sat , 4 g mono ); 21 mg cholesterol; 15 g carbohydrates; 10 g added sugars; 3 g protein; 2 g fiber; 71 mg sodium; 100 mg potassium.
Recipe courtesy of: www.loveandzest.com