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Cherry Almond Blonde Brownies

Cherry Almond Blonde Brownies

These cherry almond blonde brownies use dried cherries and chopped almonds to add updated flavors to traditional blonde brownies.


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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr 20 min
Total Time
32
bars

Ingredients

Brownies

2 cups firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1/2 teaspoon almond extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 cup chopped almonds

1 cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped

Drizzle

2 (1-ounce) squares bittersweet baking chocolate

1 teaspoon shortening

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar and butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until creamy. Add eggs and almond extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour and baking powder; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in almonds and cherries.

  3. STEP 3

    Press or spread mixture into greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 28-35 minutes or until top is golden brown and center is set. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine chocolate and shortening in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted. Drizzle over brownies. Cut into bars.

Tip #1

Use melted dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips for a less intense chocolate flavor.

Nutrition (1 bar)

170 Calories
7 Fat (g)
25 Cholesterol (mg)
70 Sodium (mg)
24 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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