Ultimate Triple Peanut Blondies

Ultimate Triple Peanut Blondies satisfy every peanut butter craving! Chewy, rich and buttery peanut butter bars with crunchy peanuts and peanut butter chips.

Move over Peanut Butter Fudge, a new PB king is in town with creamy and chewy peanut butter goodness, but when you need maximum peanut butter flavor, nothing beats this new ultimate Brownie Recipe!

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ULTIMATE TRIPLE PEANUT BLONDIES

This recipe is one of the best variations to vanilla brownies, also known as blondies, especially if you are a peanut fanatic! Even if you aren’t obsessed with all things peanut butter, you will love these Triple Peanut Blondies. They are the perfect blend of salty and sweet, with creamy peanut butter adding so much flavor.

These delicious Triple Peanut Blondies are a great for potlucks, bake sales, or as an easy summer dessert. They are ready in less than an hour and use ingredients right from your pantry. You can easily double the batch to feed a crowd and bake in a 9×13 baking dish an extra 10 minutes or so. And they can be frozen, so you can have them whenever a peanut butter craving hits!

It’s important to use regular creamy peanut butter when you are baking. Look for a brand without added sugar or salt, but make sure it’s the kind that doesn’t separate. Oils will separate in natural peanut butter during the cooking process and your Triple Peanut Blondies will not cook right. The good news is regular ol’ peanut butter is about half the price of the natural stuff!

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What Makes these Blondies Ultimate?

The salted peanuts make this Triple Peanut Blondies recipe extra delicious. Not only are they are pleasant crunch but they give balance to the sweet peanut butter chips and sugar. Just like a bit of sea salt completely changes caramel (like in Salted Caramels), that’s exactly what using salted peanuts does to these rich, sugary brownies!

Make an out of this world peanut butter dessert by frosting your Triple Peanut Blondies with Peanut Butter Frosting and sprinkling more chopped peanuts on top! Or serve them topped with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream or Dark Chocolate Ice Cream. Add a bit more salty sweet flavor with a drizzle of Salted Caramel Sauce.

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VARIATIONS ON TRIPLE PEANUT BLONDIES

  • Baking Chips: Make these Ultimate Triple Peanut Blondies even better with ½ cup of baking chips like chocolate chips, caramel chips, toffee chips, white chocolate chips.
  • Candy: You can add even more peanut butter flavor with peanut butter candies like Reese’s Pieces, mini peanut butter cups, and peanut butter M&Ms.
  • Nuts: Use other roasted, salted nuts like almonds, pecans, or cashews instead of peanuts. Make sure to use salted nuts to balance the sweetness.
  • Nut Butter: Substitute other nut butters like cashew butter or almond butter instead of peanut butter. Make sure to use creamy nut butter and compliment it with the same kind of roasted nuts.
  • Cocoa Powder: Mix in a ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder to make these Chocolate Triple Peanut Blondies. You could also add a ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon to change the flavors easily!

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HOW TO STORE TRIPLE PEANUT BLONDIES

  • Serve: You can keep Triple Peanut Blondies at room temperature for up to 4 days. Store in an airtight container lined with a paper towel.
  • Store: Keep your Blondies fresh longer by refrigerating in an airtight container or plastic bag for up to 1 week.
  • Freeze: Cool your Peanut Blondies completely before freezing in a sealed container. Freeze flat in a storage bag or in a container with parchment between layers so they don’t stick. Thaw on the counter to serve.

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Ultimate Triple Peanut Blondies

Ultimate Triple Peanut Blondies satisfy every peanut butter craving! Melt in your mouth peanut butter bars with crunchy peanuts and peanut butter chips.
Yield 12
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients
 

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup salted peanuts , chopped
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter chips

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray 8x8 pan with baking spray.
  • In stand mixer mix together peanut butter, butter and sugar on medium speed until fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
  • Add in the brown sugar, eggs and vanilla until creamy.
  • Lower speed to low, then add in flour, baking powder and salt until just combined.
  • Fold in the peanuts and peanut butter chips.
  • Spread mixture evenly into baking pan and bake for 30-35 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 197IU | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
Keyword: Ultimate Triple Peanut Blondies

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About the Author: Sabrina Snyder

Sabrina is a professionally trained Private Chef of over 10 years with ServSafe Manager certification in food safety. She creates all the recipes here on Dinner, then Dessert, fueled in no small part by her love for bacon.

Sabrina Snyder is a professionally trained personal and private chef of over 10 years who is the creator and developer of all the recipes on Dinner, then Dessert.

She is also the author of the upcoming cookbook: Dinner, then Dessert – Satisfying Meals Using Only 3, 5 or 7 Ingredients which is being published by Harper Collins.

She started Dinner, then Dessert as a business in her office as a lunch service for her coworkers who admired her lunches before going to culinary school and becoming a full time personal chef and private chef.

As a personal chef Sabrina would cook for families one day a week and cook their entire week of dinners. All grocery shopping, cooking and cleaning was done along with instructions on reheating. As a private chef she cooked for private parties and cooked in family homes in the evenings for families on a nightly basis after working as a personal chef during the day.

Sabrina has been certified as a ServSafe Manager since 2007 and was a longstanding member of the USPCA Personal Chef Association including being on the board of the Washington DC Chapter of Chefs in the US Personal Chef Association when they won Chapter of the year.

As a member of the community of food website creators Sabrina Snyder has spoken at many conferences regarding her experiences as a food writer including the Indulge Food Conference, Everything Food Conference, Haven Food Conference and IACP Annual Food Professionals Conference.

Sabrina lives with her family in sunny California.

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  1. I always preferred brownies until I tried these blondies! Wow! So delicious and love all the flavour variation suggestions!