Gallery: Take a Break From Brownies With These 8 Great Recipes for Blondies

  • Bourbon Blondies with Walnuts

    Bourbon Blondies with Walnuts
    Carrie Vasios Mullins

    We're big fans of boozy baking, so these walnut brownies hit the spot. The caramel notes of the bourbon bring out the sweetness of the vanilla crumb.

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    Cara Cara Orange Marmalade Blondies with Chocolate Chips

    Lucy Baker

    These quick and easy blondies are studded with chocolate chips and pockets of gooey orange marmalade. We make them with our homemade Cara Cara Orange Marmalade, but you can also use store-bought.

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    Cherry-Honey Blondies with Marcona Almonds

    Carrie Vasios Mullins

    These blondies have a crumb that is more pillowy and cake-like than chewy, making them almost a cousin of cake. They taste of honey, vanilla, and cherries, with the occasional crunch of salted almonds. With actual cherries and almonds coming into the markets, they're a perfect dish for spring.

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    Gluten Free Maple Brownies

    Elizabeth Barbone

    These cakey bars, which combine maple syrup, dark brown sugar, and vanilla, are sweet but not cloying. The flour is a blend of white rice flour, sweet rice flour, and cornstarch. This bland flour blend allows the maple flavor to shine.

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    Brown Butter Blondies

    Carrie Vasios Mullins

    Adding brown butter to traditional blondies is an easy way to increase their caramel flavor and create a delicious twist on the treat.

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    By Cracky Bars

    Pam Parilla

    For those who can't bear to choose between a blondie and a brownie, there's a dessert that perfectly marries the two: the By Cracky bar.

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    Peanut Butter Reese's Pieces Blondies

    Yvonne Ruperti

    Texturally, these are the blondie equivalent of fudgy brownies. And smothered with heaps of Reese's Pieces candies on top, they're a festive addition to any party.

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    Maple Walnut Blondies

    Yvonne Ruperti

    These blondies have the maple flavor and moist fudgy texture that you're looking for. And though good in their own own right, we wouldn't say no to creating a full-on maple showdown by piling on some maple ice cream or heck, even more syrup.

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