Peanut Butter Blondies

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5 from 6 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

This Peanut Butter Blondie Recipe is not only amazing, it is also flourless and also healthier than the traditional option. This recipe has all the rich flavor of a tradition blonde right down to the chocolate chips.

Peanut Butter Blondies stacked on a white plate.

The Peanut Butter Blondie Recipe is one of the cleanest and healthiest that you can find. However, it does not sacrifice on taste. The blondies are luscious and perfect when you want something that is a little decadent.

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What We Love About This Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

What makes this recipe great? This healthy brownie does not sacrifice taste. Plus, you probably have all the ingredients on hand. What actually is a blondie, check here.

  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry. Only 7 ingredient?
  • Guest Friendly: Gluten free and healthier than traditional brownies, just be careful of peanut allergies.
  • Adaptable: Can make it with low calorie chocolate or different syrups.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Warm up for wonderful leftovers.
Peanut Butter Blondies with a blue napkin in the background.

Ingredient Notes

  • Peanut Butter: You can use all natural peanut butter or any brand that you have on hand.
  • Maple Syrup: Use true maple syrup not artificial pancake syrup for best results.
Glass dishes with maple syrup, peanut butter, chocolate chips and an egg.

Equipment Needed

How to Make this Recipe Peanut Butter Blondies

These are the basic steps for making this Recipe Peanut Butter Blondies dessert. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Peanut Butter Blondies batter with chips being added.

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STEP 1: PREPARATION

First, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8” square pan with parchment paper and set aside.

STEP 2: MIX AND BAKE

Then in a mixing bowl stir all the ingredients together except coarse salt until well combined.  Next pour into prepared pan and bake.

STEP 3: COOL

Finally, allow to cool completely before slicing.

Peanut Butter Blondies after they have been baked and have been cut.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

After cooking, store in the refrigerator as these tend to crumble in an airtight container.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

These blondies peanut butter variety freeze very well, simply wrap in plastic and foil, use an airtight container or a freezer bag.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

These peanut butter brownies can be warmed in the microwave.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE VEGAN?

Egg and chocolate substitute can be used for this recipe.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE HONEY IN PLACE OF MAPLE SYRUP?

Honey or Agave Nectar can be used in this recipe if preferable to maple syrup.

ARE BLONDIES SUPPOSED TO BE GOOEY?

Blondies should have crisp edges and definitely be gooey in the middle.

Peanut Butter Blondies on a piece of parchment papper.

Expert Tips for Baking Blondies

  • Add Peanut Butter Chips: Why stop at just chocolate chips? Try adding peanut butter chips to these blondies with peanut butter.
  • Alternate ingredient: Other nut butter can be uses. Almond or Cashew butter can be used.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Sun butter or another peanut butter replacement can be used for this recipe if allergic to peanut butter.
  • Candies: Feel free to top with some reese’s pieces or peanut butter cups to up the peanut butter goodness.

What to Serve with Blondies with Peanut Butter

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Peanut Butter Blondies stacked on a white plate.
5 from 6 votes

Peanut Butter Blondies

Yield: 10 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
This Peanut Butter Blondie Recipe is not only amazing, it is also flourless and also healthier than the traditional option. This recipe has all the rich flavor of a tradition blonde right down to the chocolate chips.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • cup maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • Optional: coarse salt for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line an 8” square pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl, add peanut butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, egg, salt and baking powder. Use a mixing spoon to mix until ingredients are incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared pan and use a spatula to smooth it into an even layer. Sprinkle on coarse salt if desired.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Allow the blondies to cool completely before slicing and serving.

Expert Tips

  • Add Peanut Butter Chips: Why stop at just chocolate chips? Try adding peanut butter chips to these blondies with peanut butter.
  • Alternate ingredient: Other nut butter can be uses. Almond or Cashew butter can be used.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Sun butter or another peanut butter replacement can be used for this recipe if allergic to peanut butter.
  • Candies: Feel free to top with some reeses pieces to up the peanut butter goodness.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blondie, brownie, Flourless, Peanut butter

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4 thoughts on “Peanut Butter Blondies”

  1. 5 stars
    Delicious! Blondies and bar cookies are so rewarding to make. Quick and easy and so yummy. These are top notch. Thanks for sharing your recipe!

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  2. 5 stars
    I already made this several times using this recipe, and it never fails us. We will make this again for the Trick and Treat party!

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