Fireworks Blondies Recipe

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festive red, white, and blue blondies bars on a white plate, M&Ms upper right, milk glass on red polka dot napkin also in the upper right


These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe

Blondie bars are some of the easiest sweets you can make. Using a basic blondie bar recipe you can dress up this wonderful treat to make nearly any holiday more festive.

Just about anyone can make blondies. If you can read a recipe, follow direction, and mix, you are golden!

festive red, white, and blue blondies bars on a white plate


Fireworks Blondies Notes:

• Always use parchment paper when baking as wax paper might burn.

• You can use sprinkles by themselves, or mix red, white, and blue sprinkles with star-shaped sprinkles. If you can find flag sprinkles, those would be cute too!

• ½ cup = 1 stick in the United States

• If you are tired of buying vanilla, make your own! Now is a perfect time to make your own vanilla for holiday baking. Click here to get the directions.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


Fireworks Blondies Ingredients:

• ½ cup Butter
• One cup Light Brown Sugar
• 1 large Egg
• 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
• 1½ cups All-Purpose Flour
• 1 tsp Baking Powder
• ½ cup Red, White, and Blue M&Ms
• ½ cup Red, White, and Blue Sprinkles

Fireworks Blondies Mise en Place:

Spatula
• Large Bowl
• Spoon
Parchment Paper
8″x8″ Baking Pan
Measuring Cup
Measuring Spoons

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


Fireworks Blondies Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a 8″x8″ pan with parchment paper.
2. Place ½ cup butter in a large, microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds or until just melted.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


3. Add 1 cup light brown sugar, 1 large egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Mix it very well till smooth.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


4. Add 1½ cups flour and 1 teaspoon of baking powder and fold it in.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


5. Remove and reserve a tablespoon of M&Ms from the ½ cup and also remove and reserve a teaspoon of sprinkles from that ½ cup to decorate the top.
6. Add the remaining M&Ms and the sprinkles to the batter and fold it in.
7. The batter will be very thick and fudgy.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


8. Pour the batter into the prepared 8″x8″ pan and smooth it out with a spatula.
9. Place the reserved M&Ms and sprinkles on top the batter and press slightly to adhere.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


10. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated 350° oven.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


11. Allow baked blondies to cool for 20 minutes on top of the stove or a wire rack, and then cut into bars.

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.


12. Serve immediately or store the fireworks blondies in an air tight container.

festive red, white, and blue blondies bars on a white plate, M&Ms upper right, milk glass on red polka dot napkin upper center


Yield: 16 bars

Fireworks Blondies Recipe

Fireworks Blondies Recipe

Fireworks Blondies Recipe. These fun, easy to make Fireworks Blondies are the perfect treat for your patriotic celebration. These delicious little bars transport well. Add M&Ms, sprinkles, red, white, blue jimmies or stars to customize your Independence Day dessert.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Additional Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Butter
  • 1 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1½ cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ cup Red, White, and Blue M&Ms
  • ½ cup Red, White, and Blue Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a 8"x8" pan with parchment paper.
  2. Place ½ cup butter in a large, microwave safe bowl and microwave for 30 seconds or until just melted.
  3. Add 1 cup light brown sugar, 1 large egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Mix it very well till smooth.
  4. Add 1½ cups flour and 1 teaspoon of baking powder and fold it in.
  5. Remove and reserve a tablespoon of M&Ms from the ½ cup and also remove and reserve a teaspoon of sprinkles from that ½ cup to decorate the top.
  6. Add the remaining M&Ms and the sprinkles to the batter and fold it in.
  7. The batter will be very thick and fudgy.
  8. Pour the batter into the prepared 8"x8" pan and smooth it out with a spatula.
  9. Place the reserved M&Ms and sprinkles on top the batter and press slightly to adhere.
  10. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated 350° oven.
  11. Allow baked blondies to cool for 20 minutes on top of the stove or a wire rack, and then cut into bars.
  12. Serve immediately or store the fireworks blondies in an air tight container.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 264 Total Fat: 12g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 29mg Sodium: 92mg Carbohydrates: 37g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 25g Protein: 2g

If you would like more patriotic holiday recipes, try these:

Homemade Star Cookies Recipe – A fun and festive star cookie treat, perfect for summer picnics, Independence Day celebrations and more! This delicious vanilla dough and accompanying vanilla frosting recipe will have your friends and family gobbling up these tasty Homemade Star Cookies!

Striped Sugar Cookies Recipe – Red, White, and Blue Pinwheel Cookies Recipe. These fabulous red, white, and blue cookies are perfect for the 4th of July, Memorial Day, or any other patriotic holiday. Whether you are packing a picnic, having a backyard BBQ, or want something special to take to an Independence Day gathering, these terrific cookies – that can be frozen (raw) for up to three months prior to baking – are what your holiday celebration needs!


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  1. Cute! Did your M & Ms crack? Mine always do, just wondering?

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