White Chocolate-Cashew Butterscotch Blondies

Cashews bring rich, buttery flavor—and fun crunch—to mouthwatering bars.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 32

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
cups packed brown sugar
3
eggs
2
cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
bars (4 oz each) white chocolate baking bars, coarsely chopped
1 1/4
cups salted roasted cashew halves and pieces, chopped
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs; beat on medium-high speed until fluffy. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat on low speed until mixed.
  • 2 With spoon, stir in white chocolate and 3/4 cup of the cashews until well mixed. Spread in pan. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cashews; press down lightly.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges look dry, center is set and toothpick inserted 2 inches from edge of pan comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    190
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    95mg
    95%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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