You guys!! Where has the time gone?
Christmas is just a little over 2 weeks away, and I have only a handful of presents bought.
Do you think people would accept some baked goods as a Christmas gift? Because these blondies… They would be my favorite gift to give right now.
The great thing about these blondies is that you can put anything into them: chocolate chips, cranberries, crushed up candy canes…or a mix of all of those. Be creative! Maybe a different flavor for every gift you are making!
I just bought a large jar of coconut oil this weekend, and it is making my WEEK! Opening the jar and smelling the coconut…it reminds me of being 14 and working at a bubble tea store in the mall. My FAVORITE drink to make was real taro and coconut bubble tea. That drink was what I would drink in my teenage years. Along with matcha milkshakes and real mango bubble tea…
But the smell alone makes me want to bake with it at every single opportunity I can. And making these brownies was definitely one of them.
Now that I have finally been introduced to blondies in my own kitchen, I invite everyone to join me! Can you think of a better Christmas gift?
Unless you wanted a new laptop. But these blondies might very well come in a close second.
These chewy Coconut Oil Blondies are made with no butter, and flavoured with almond extract. Such an easy recipe, and can be customized to your liking.
- 8 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
- 1 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
- 1 large egg
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp almond extract
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
Heat oven to 350˚F. Lightly grease a 8×8 baking pan and set aside.
In a medium bowl, cream together the melted coconut oil and brown sugar until smooth. Stir in egg, vanilla and almond extract.
Slowly mix in the flour until fully incorporated.
Pour batter into the prepared baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean. Remove from oven, and allow them to cool. Cut them into squares and store in an airtight container.