Blondies and Brownies

One-Bowl Guinness Brownies

March 10, 2017
One-Bowl Guinness Brownies | www.brighteyedbaker.com

YOU GUYS. For the second time this year I’m actually on top of the holiday recipe thing. I didn’t miss Valentine’s Day and now I’m comin’ at you with Guinness brownies to fill your St. Patrick’s day with beer and chocolate. I mean honestly, what kind of blogger would I be if I missed an excuse to […]

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Chocolate-Topped Chewy Caramel Blondies

August 16, 2016
Chocolate-Topped Chewy Caramel Blondies | www.brighteyedbaker.com

Wowza. Not even sure where to start with these blondies except to say that they are RICH – rich with dense buttery-brown sugar goodness, chewy caramel in every bite, and a thick layer of chocolate ganache on top. Did I cut them into giant squares for the photos you see here? Yep. Did I eat an entire giant […]

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Nutella Chocolate Chunk Skillet Brownie

May 8, 2015
Nutella Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie - an easy one-bowl brownie recipe for serious chocolate lovers, baked in a skillet! | www.brighteyedbaker.com

It’s the weekend, it’s all grey skies and cool breezes outside, and I literally can’t think of anything that seems more appropriate right now than a warm skillet brownie loaded with Nutella and oozing with chocolate. In an ideal world I’d be curled up under a blanket eating bites of this straight from the pan […]

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One-Bowl Orange-Butterscotch Chocolate Chunk Blondies

February 27, 2015
One-Bowl Orange-Butterscotch Chocolate Chunk Blondies | www.brighteyedbaker.com

A couple weeks ago I went on this complete orange kick where I was adding orange juice and/or orange zest to evvvvverything (like these scones!). I think that subconsciously I was just feeling sick of winter, sick of the lack of seasonal fruit to work with, and uninspired by the January blahs that inevitably follow all […]

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The Incredible Hull: Brown Butter Strawberry Blondies

May 22, 2014
Brown Butter Strawberry Blondies - an easy summer dessert studded with fresh, juicy strawberries. From @brighteyedbaker | brighteyedbaker.com #dessert #theincrediblehull

Woah… what is this?! A dessert recipe without chocolate? Umm… YES. Seeing as I’m a self-proclaimed chocoholic, you should know that any dessert recipe sans chocolate that makes it on the blog is gonna be good. I know there are fruity-dessert lovers out there who are going to hate me for saying this, but usually I […]

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Peppermint Mocha Brownies + Coffee-mate Giveaway!

November 7, 2013
Peppermint Mocha Brownies - an easy and irresistible holiday dessert! From Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker @brighteyedbaker

I once heard that people start pinning holiday-related things on Pinterest 3-something months before the actual holiday. This totally baffles me (although it probably shouldn’t), because usually I can barely manage to post one holiday-themed recipe in time for an upcoming holiday. But wait, did I really make Peppermint Mocha Brownies a whole month before […]

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Easter M&M’s Blondies

March 22, 2013
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You could say I’ve been into M&M’s lately. First it was Nutella Brownie Easter Egg Nests with M&M’s Speck-tacular Eggs (I always feel funny spelling that out) and now it’s Easter M&M’s Blondies. I think it’s the colors; I’m so ready for spring, and how can you not love all the colors popping out everywhere? […]

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Confession #116: I’m a Dangerous Shopper… Nutella Brownie Easter Egg Nests

March 19, 2013
Nutella Brownie Easter Egg Nests from Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker

You know how everyone talks about Target – how they walk in and walk out with way more than they need? I never got that until now, but it’s dangerous. Target roped me in a few weeks ago when I needed to buy Cool Mint Oreos, pastel M&M’s, and a few other things for some […]

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Confession #115: I Have Too Much Fun with Holidays… Mint Oreo Brownies

March 12, 2013
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St. Patty’s Day is coming up! And since that holiday just happens to be my half-birthday as well, I thought brownies were in order. Okay, I promise, I don’t really celebrate my half birthday – or St. Patrick’s Day, for that matter. But I love any excuse to bake something fun and out of the […]

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Raspberry Truffle Brownies

February 9, 2013
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I hereby interrupt the talk of chocolate-covered strawberries and cake to bring you Raspberry Truffle Brownies. Sorry?  It is, after all, almost Valentine’s Day, and I still have a couple recipes I’m trying to cram in to share with you guys before then. These aren’t just any recipes, they’re recipes with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate. […]

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