White Chocolate-Cashew Butterscotch Blondies

White Chocolate-Cashew Butterscotch Blondies

Cashews bring rich, buttery flavor—and fun crunch—to mouthwatering bars.

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cup butter or margarine, softened
cups packed brown sugar
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking powder
teaspoon salt
bars (4 oz each) white chocolate baking bars, coarsely chopped
1 1/4
cups salted roasted cashew halves and pieces, chopped
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. In large bowl, beat butter and brown sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add eggs; beat on medium-high speed until fluffy. Add flour, baking powder and salt; beat on low speed until mixed.
  2. With spoon, stir in white chocolate and 3/4 cup of the cashews until well mixed. Spread in pan. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup cashews; press down lightly.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges look dry, center is set and toothpick inserted 2 inches from edge of pan comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 32 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Look for white chocolate baking bars that contain cocoa butter for a nice chocolate flavor.
These bars freeze well. After cutting, layer the bars in a freezer container with waxed paper between the layers.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.