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More Dorie!

July 4, 2008

This would, I guess, be Wednesday with Dorie, but let’s keep that among ourselves. We (Husband, #1 Son, #2 Son, #1 Son’s Girlfriend, and I) were going to an outdoor concert the other evening for which I was making a picnic dinner, and I thought “Where better to look for a dessert recipe than my new Dorie book?”

And so — after much deliberation and agonizing — I decided on Chewy, Chunky Blondies. They’re standard (although buttery rich) blondies chock full of chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, toasted walnuts, and coconut. And they are yummy, although very sweet. I used unsweetened coconut rather than the sweetened called for in the recipe (because that’s all I have, thanks to an unnamed son who used the sweetened and didn’t write it on the shopping list), and that helped cut the sweetness a bit.

I would make these again, but they’re best for a party, where there are lots of people to share them. They’re just too rich and sweet to eat more than one or two at a time.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. July 4, 2008 10:29 pm

    Oh, my, those look wonderful!

  2. July 5, 2008 12:23 am

    I’ve made these about a half dozen times. I absolutely love them. Especially the brown caramely edges.

  3. July 8, 2008 7:36 pm

    I made those for our 4th BBQ. Very good. And very rich!

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