Tired of brownies? Try blondies! These little squares are great on their own; eaten with ice cream they are simply sinful.

Makes 12 small square.


  • 125g (4 ½ oz) plain flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder

  • 100g (31/2oz) butter, softened

  • 150g (5oz) crunchy peanut butter

  • 175g (6oz) soft light brown sugar

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 75g (3oz) white chocolate, chopped


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 170ºC (325°F), Gas mark 3. Butter the sides of the cake tin (20 x 20cm (8 x 8in) square cake tin) and line the base with greaseproof paper.

  • 2.

    Sift the flour and baking powder into a small bowl and set aside.

  • 3.

    In a large bowl, cream the butter and peanut butter together until very soft. Add the sugar, egg and vanilla extract and beat until combined. Add the flour, baking powder and the chopped chocolate and mix to form a dough.

  • 4.

    Place the dough in the prepared tin and bake in the oven for 25–30 minutes or until golden brown and almost firm in the centre.

  • 5.

    Allow to cool in the tin, before removing and cutting into squares.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (12 servings)

  • Energy 267kj
  • Fat Total 15g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 4g
  • Carbohydrate 28g
  • Sugar 19g
  • Sodium 48mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Nessa_77Report
I've just baked a batch of these and they're cooling as we speak. The batter tasted nice if that's anything to go buy!
Posted by Report
Not using the peanut butter I dont like it but they taste gr8 I made them with a friend yesterday but in cupcake form they deflated in the middle but filled it with butter cream iceing and it was a-ok
Posted by Report
Looks great. Could you send me the American Version,
Posted by Ann147Report
I've just served these as a snack to 4 teenage girls who all thought they were delicious. I used 'light' crunchy peanut butter and the result was excellent. Crispy on the outside yet chewy in the middle. One I'll be making again!