Friday, November 12, 2010

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondies


I'm not to sure why these are called Blondie's, because Blondie's are usually firmer; but heck if you want another excuse to bake with pumpkin these are perfect. Really moist little cake squares.


Pumpkin Blondie's via The Girl Who Ate Everything
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 T. pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp. baking soda
¾ tsp. salt
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1¼ cups brown sugar
1 large egg
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup pumpkin puree
2 cups chocolate chips
3/4 cup pecans, chopped (optional)

Preheat the oven to 350° F. Line a 9×13-inch baking dish with foil. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt. Stir together and set aside.
In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together the butter and sugar on medium-high speed until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Beat in the egg and vanilla until well combined. Mix in the pumpkin puree. With the mixer on low speed add the dry ingredients and mix just until incorporated. Fold in the white chocolate and butterscotch chips (and pecans, if using) with a rubber spatula.
Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan. Bake until the edges begin to pull away from the sides of the pan and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with just a few crumbs, about 35-40 minutes. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool completely before cutting.
To serve, lift the cake from the pan using the foil and transfer to a cutting board. Peel off the foil and using a sharp knife, cut into 24 squares.


5 comments:

  1. I definitely don't need another excuse to bake with pumpkin, but these look delicious!

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  2. becca holton you need to stop torturing me with all these pumpkin treats and then not fed-exing them to ny! :(
    kristen

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  3. haha kristen, your still reading it. hehe I just need to figure a way out to make it stay fresh when I send it to you. :)

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  4. Wow! - I've been seeing a lot of "pumpkin" recipes in the past week....this recipe of yours is going to the top of my list! Yummmmieeee!!! :-)

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  5. Love anything sweet and pumpkinny...LOL...got to bake this one.

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