Recipe: Spicy peanut butter blondies

Based off the “Salted Peanut Butter and Jelly Blondies” in the February 2014 edition of Bon Appetit.

Spicy Peanut Butter Blondies

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup 1-minute oatmeal
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup jelly or jam

Mix the flour, oatmeal, baking powder, allspice and ground cardamom in one bowl. Mix the eggs, peanut butter, melted butter, and vanilla extract in another bowl. Mix wet and dry ingredients together, mix in the pecans.

Pour into a greased or buttered 9″ x 13″ dish. Dollop jelly or jam on top. Bake 350 until a tester comes out clean, 35-40 minutes.

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