M&M Blondie Bars


I wanted something really easy to make for a meeting a couple weeks back. I didn’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen that day but I really wanted to bring something exciting to this meeting. So I looked through my archived recipes and found this exciting, classic recipe. I had even just purchased a bag of M&M baking pieces at the store recently so I was all set to make these.

These were actually extremely yummy! I took the extras to rehearsal after my meeting and everyone who tried them loved them. One person even commented that they were “heavenly”. I really didn’t think since a simple and easy recipe would get such rave reviews. This is the perfect recipe for entertaining since it makes such a large batch. This summer when you have guests over for a cookout this is one recipe you should try out.

M&M Blondie Bars


  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla
  • 3 Cups Flour
  • ¾ Teaspoon Salt
  • ¾ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Cups M&M’s
  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips

Preheat the oven to 350 and grease a 9x13 glass baking dish.

In the bowl of a stand mixer combine the butter and sugars until light and creamy.

Add in the eggs and vanilla and stir until combined.

Slowly add in the flour, salt and baking soda. Beat until combined.

Stir in the M&M’s and chocolate chips.

Press into the prepared baking dish, until the dough is even.

Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in to the center comes out clean.


Source: Adapted from Food Network Magazine: September 2015