Total Time
24hrs 40mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 24 hrs

This recipe was developed for RSC #9. (Thank you Tigerduck for the wonderful ingredient list). Each bite offers a different flavor in this bar that is rich sweet and candy like. A decadent treat sure to impress. The cook time includes time in the fridge. They should be cut in very small pieces as they are very sweet!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 9 inch square baking pan with waxed paper, then grease the paper.
  3. Melt white chocolate and butter in a double boiler over hot, but not boiling water.
  4. Stir mixture occasionally until smooth. Set aside.
  5. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs until foamy.
  6. Add sugar, Cointreau, vanilla extract, orange zest, melted chocolate and butter slowly.
  7. Fold in flour, salt, dried apricots, chocolate chips and macadamia nuts until well combined.
  8. Spoon mixture into the prepared pan.
  9. Bake 25 minutes.
  10. Cool bars in pan.
  11. Icing:.
  12. Melt all ingredients in a double boiler and mix well until smooth.
  13. Pour over the bars in the pan.
  14. Refrigerate overnight so that the icing will solidify.
  15. Using the wax paper as an aid, lift the bars from the pan.
  16. Use the blade of a pastry scraper or a knife to cut the bars into small squares or triangles.
  17. These are best served at room temperature.


Most Helpful

Those blondies are lovely! As you say each bite offers a different taste. I couldn't make the icing because I didn't have the time, but everybody who tried the blondies said they taste excellent. Thank you for creating such a wonderful recipe!

tigerduck March 18, 2007

I'm sorry this ended up just being okay for us. It has very expensive ingredients and didn't wow us as expected. All I could taste was white chocolate. I brought it to work and only half was eaten after 5 days. I do feel this was more of a confection to be eaten in small quanties than a blondie bar.

Engrossed March 18, 2007

This was so easy to make and it made a lot. I think I counted 60 pieces. Was this suppose to be a candy or a bar recipe. Anyway you look at it, it was really good.

bitterman March 18, 2007

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