Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Banana Cinnamon Chip Blondies

My little sister B (Happy Birthday B!) was in town earlier this year and put in a request for something with banana in them. So I headed over to my Google Reader to see what was available in the blogs that I read. I came across a few appetizing recipes, and chose this one because I had recently aquired some cinnamon chips and had no idea what to do with them.



These little blondies packed quite a punch. The pecans provide a nice crunch. The cinnamon chips compliment that banana blondies perfectly. B, Hubby, and I gobbled these up at an embarassing rate. If you have some cinnamon chips lying around, definitely try these. If you don't have cinnamon chips already, but see them at the store, buy them so you can make these. Then send me a thank you note for passing along this awesome recipe :)



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Banana Cinnamon Chip Blondies - as seen on Erin's Food Files, originally from NY Times
Printable Recipe
6 Tbsp butter
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 cup banana puree
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup cinnamon chips
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a nine-inch-square baking pan.

Cream butter, add sugar and beat in egg. Stir in banana puree & vanilla. In a seperate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients to wet until just combined.

Add cinnamon chips and walnuts and bake for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool before cutting into squares.

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9 comments:

Tasha Lehman said...

Oooohhh, I just found a treat to make today! Thanks!!

Fun and Fearless in Beantown said...

This looks SO easy that I could even make them! I love the flavor combo of banana and cinnamon so I think I would love these!

Melissa said...

I love new recipes to use up my squishy bananas! Thanks!

We Are Not Martha said...

Perfect idea!! I love the combination of banana and cinnamon and I'm already up for a blondie! Delicious ;)

Sues

Sherry G said...

I have been dying to try cinnamon chips and I have searched high and low for them. I can't find them anywhere in Western PA!! It's such a tragedy=( However, these look so tasty!

Anonymous said...

I used cinnamon chips as well as white chocolate chips in your pumpkin bars...they came out delish..i'll have to try these as well!

theblogisthenewblack said...

I love banana and cinammon, so I imagine I would love this.

Ada N. Ortiz said...

These look awesome! Will have to try them :)

Samantha said...

Ooooh I've been looking for a recipe that includes cinnamon chips, as I found them at the store for the first time the other day and had to pick them up. I love this because it involves banana as well! Thank you so much for the recipe!

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