Cranberry White Chocolate Blondies
*originally posted 1/7/2012
1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temp
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped fresh cranberries
2 oz white chocolate, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line 8-inch square pan with foil leaving overhang on all sides. Lightly spray foil.
In a mixing bowl, beat butter and brown sugar until well combined. Add egg and vanilla and mix well. Slowly add flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir in pecans, cranberries, and white chocolate pieces. Spread batter into prepared pan.
Bake 25 minutes or until center is set and blondies are golden. Remove from oven and let cool completely on wire rack. Carefully remove blondies from pan by lifting foil overhang and placing on cutting board. Slice into 16 squares.