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Easy Gooey Coffee Chocolate Chip Blondies

Part cookie, part brownie, these gooey coffee chocolate chip blondies are the ultimate easy treat. Loaded with chocolate chips and coffee flavor, these blondies come together in 30 minutes start to finish!
Servings 16 servings
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins
Total 20 mins
Course : Dessert
Cuisine : American
Author : Cambrea Gordon

Ingredients 
 

  • cup light brown sugar packed
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground espresso or coffee can sub instant coffee as well
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup + 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Line a square 8x8 baking pan with parchment paper on all sides and preheat the oven to 350 F/180 C.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the sugars, egg, egg yolk, vanilla, and ground espresso until light and pale in color, about 1 minute.
    ⅔ cup light brown sugar, ¼ cup granulated sugar, 1 large egg, 1 large egg yolk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon ground espresso or coffee
  • Slowly stream the hot melted butter into the bowl, whisking constantly to combine.
    ½ cup unsalted butter
  • Fold in the flour, baking powder, salt, and chocolate chips until just combined.
    1 cup + 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour, ⅔ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, ¼ teaspoon baking powder, ½ teaspoon salt
  • Spread the batter into the prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with just a few moist crumbs.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and press a few more chocolate chips on top if desired.
  • Let the pan cool completely on a wire cooling rack before cutting, then enjoy!

Notes

  • Step-by-step process photos are provided above, in the body of this post.
  • Use a kitchen scale: Baking with a scale is faster, easier, and overall much more accurate than cup measurements.
  • Use high-quality ingredients: Using high-fat European butter, good-quality chocolate chips, and espresso will give you the best tasting, bakery-worthy blondies!
  • Underbake the blondies: You should remove the pan from the oven when a toothpick inserted into the center is covered in moist crumbs but no wet batter. They will be soft and gooey in the center this way!
  • Baking times may vary: All ovens are different, and your bars may bake quicker or take longer than the indicated baking time. I recommend always checking on them occasionally and testing for doneness!
  • Cool before cutting: I know it's SO hard to wait but cutting them while they are still warm will cause them to fall apart.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 62mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 212IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg