Candy Bar Blondies.

A bowl full of leftover Easter candy has been staring at me. what to do, what to do. Let’s see. I’ve already done candy in cookies before with my super-chewy Butterfinger Cookies. How about I throw these assorted candy bars into a blondie?!

Candy Bar Blondies - chewy, gooey, soft, and butter blondies filled with your favorite chocolate bars!

I’m kinda sorta partial to blondies. I love them much more than their chocolate counterpart!  I know, who am I?

I have a basic blondie recipe that I typically use each time the blondie bug hits. It never fails me.  It’s like a blank canvas to add in anything your little heart (or tummy) desires. I love basic recipes like that!

And filling the blondies with miscellaneous candy bars take them to a whole other level. Gooey + chewy + chocolatey = so dang good.

Candy Bar Blondies - chewy, gooey, soft, and butter blondies filled with your favorite chocolate bars!

What I love most about baking blondies, brownies, or cookie bars is that it’s a one-pan-wham-bam-thank-you-ma’am kind deal.  No baking in batches, rolling into shapes, chilling the dough, etc. 30 minutes and you’re in and out of the kitchen.  Plus, there is NO mixer required! :)

Quick AND easy?  That’s my kinda recipe!

Candy Bar Blondies - chewy, gooey, soft, and butter blondies filled with your favorite chocolate bars!

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Candy Bar Blondies

Makes 16 blondies. Use your favorite candy bars!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 and 1/2 cups assorted candy bars, chopped (I used milky way, butterfinger, and Reese's)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line an 8-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, leaving an overhang on the sides to lift the finished blondies out. (Or spray generously with nonstick spray.)

Mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk the melted butter, brown sugar, and vanilla together until combined. Add egg and mix well. Slowly add in the dry ingredients and stir together until *just* combined. Fold in the chopped candy bars. The batter will be very thick. Spread evenly into prepared baking pan.

Bake for 24-26 minutes or until lightly browned on top. Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely before cutting into squares. Blondies stay fresh covered at room temperature for up to 1 week.

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16 Responses to “Candy Bar Blondies.”

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    Averie @ Averie Cooksposted April 26, 2012 at 10:51 am

    Can’t go wrong with candy stuffed into anything! Yum!

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    • sallyreplied on April 26th, 2012 at 11:34 am

      i couldn’t agree more!

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    Reeniposted April 26, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    My heart is breaking right now because I can’t have one of these! Or two. I love brownies and blondies both equally. Adding candy to them makes them INSANE!

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    Everyday Mom Styleposted April 26, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    I just found you through MJ’s ABC awards! Your baking is making my mouth water… Your pictures are gorgeous! What kind of camera do you use?

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    • sallyreplied on April 27th, 2012 at 11:54 am

      Thank you so much! I listed my camera on my FAQ page :)

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    Donna @ The Slow Roasted Italianposted April 27, 2012 at 10:01 am

    What a fabulous treat! I love these and agree… What dessert isn’t better with candy stuffed inside?

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    Jocelyn @BruCrew Lifeposted May 1, 2012 at 8:27 am

    Blondies are my all time favorite…I love them just a little bit more than chocolate brownies:-) And stuffing them full of candy is always a good thing! Easy fast recipes…gotta love them!!!

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    • Sally @ Sallys Baking Addictionreplied on May 1st, 2012 at 1:50 pm

      i favor blondies over brownies any day ;)

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    Winnieposted May 2, 2012 at 8:54 am

    Mouth-watering brownies!
    They look soooooooooooo delicious

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    Tracyposted April 20, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Looks fantastic! Love how versatile these are. Whatever candy I have in my kitchen is goin’ in! Question: How well do these blondies “keep”? Can I make them 3-4 days in advance of taking them to an event? Do they need to go in the fridge?

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    • Sallyreplied on April 20th, 2013 at 4:01 pm

      Hi Tracy! These blondies keep for 1 week stored in an airtight container, they do not need to be kept in the fridge.

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    Ameeraposted May 24, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    Hi! Is it okay if I use normal granulated sugar instead of brown sugar?

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    • Sallyreplied on May 24th, 2013 at 1:24 pm

      Hi Ameera – yes, that’s fine. The blondies may not be as soft and tender though. Brown sugar supplies moisture to the blondies, making them extra soft.

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    Allyposted August 11, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    Is it possible to bake these in a 9×9 pan?

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    • Sallyreplied on August 11th, 2013 at 8:37 pm

      You sure can. Enjoy!

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    Maddieposted February 2, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    Just made these, and they’re delicious as usual :) I’m looking forward especially to making your raspberry cheesecake brownies!!

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