Chewy, Chunky Blondies

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 32 bars




  • Center oven rack in middle of oven; preheat to 325°.
  • Butter a 9 x 13 inch baking pan and put it on a baking sheet.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Using a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment beat the butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
  • Add in both sugars and beat another 3 minutes, or until well incorporated.
  • Add in eggs one at a time, beating for 1 minute after each addition, then beat in the vanilla.
  • Decrease mixer speed to low and add the dry ingredients, mixing just until they disappear into the batter.
  • Use a rubber spatula to stir in the chips, nuts, and coconut.
  • Scrape the batter into the prepared pan, smooth the top as best as you can.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until a knife inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • The blondies should pull away from the sides of the pan a little and the top should be a nice homey brown.
  • Transfer pan to a wire rack and cool 15 minutes before turning the blondies out onto another rack.
  • Invert onto a rack and cool to room temperature right side up.
  • Cut into 32 bars.