Coconut Walnut Blondies

I think blondies and brownies are always a good, standby, sure fire hit. Most people like these desserts. These blondies are studded with walnuts and coconut for a sweet twist.

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They are crisp on the edges and super soft and moist in the middle.

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Coconut Walnut Blondies

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 cup salted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar (light or dark)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips (could use any flavor you prefer)
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 325. Spray a 9×13 cake pan and set aside.

Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda & cinnamon. Set aside.

With a stand (or hand) mixer, beat the butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute. Add both sugars and beat for 3 minutes. Add eggs, one by one beating for 1 minute after each addition. Scrape down the sides of your bowl as needed. Add vanilla and beat in until incorporated. Add about 1/2 of the dry ingredients to the mixer and beat in on slow until just incorporated. Add the rest of the dry ingredients and repeat. Using a spatula or spoon, stir in the coconut, chips and nuts. Pour the batter into your cake pan and use the spatula to even out.

Bake for 40-45 minutes until a toothpick inserted in the center of the bars comes out clean. The bars will pull away from the sides a bit and the top will be browned. Transfer to a rack and cool completely. The middle will sink in slightly. Cut into bars and serve. Store in an airtight container at room temp.

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Your batter will be extremely thick. Use a spatula to spread it in your cake pan.

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Before and after baking. The middle does sink slightly. I topped my bars with a few reserved chocolate chips.

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Cut into bars for serving.

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Enjoy!

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About Feisty Eats

I love to eat, entertain, exercise and try new life adventures. I am in my 30's and have a great husband, dog (Winston) and cat (Brinklie). I love to try or make new recipes and drink new beers.
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2 Responses to Coconut Walnut Blondies

  1. These look great! Pinning for later use when I have company over! LOL! I CANNOT let these sit in the house! 😉

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