White Chocolate M&M Blondies to celebrate a great Flag Football Season

White Chocolate M&M Blondies to celebrate a great Flag Football Season
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White Chocolate M&M Blondies by Delightful E Made

White Chocolate M&M Blondies by Delightful E Made

Today was Harrison’s final game of the fall football season.  I have to say that I am so tremendously proud of all the boys on the team.  They won a few games during the regular season, and were able to make the playoffs.  With their first game of the playoffs this  morning, they faced off against a very good undefeated team.  They played a really close game, and were leading at half time!  But despite their best efforts, they ran out of time at the end, and lost 13-7.  The boys played really well and in my opinion, had one of their best games of the season.

I told Harrison on the car ride home that I was VERY, VERY proud of him and everyone on the team.  He said, “But we lost.”  I said, “I know.  But you guys worked really hard all season long.  You listened to your coaches and tried your best.  You were good sports and were always good teammates.”  He said, “And I made friends, too!”  Yes, that too.  🙂

We had such a good experience with the Flag Football team this year.  Harrison enjoyed having fun with his teammates, and even some little brothers and sisters, too.  The coaches were fantastic!  Not only did they teach the kids the fundamentals of the game, but they encouraged them and celebrated their little victories both on and off the field.  We totally lucked out with Coach Jason Glaze, Coach Prince, Coach Reggie and Coach Jason.

The other parents were wonderful, too!  Everyone there cheered on all of the kids, and were very encouraging.  It is really great to have such a good experience with your kids, and when you have other families that want the same thing, it makes it very worthwhile.  And I have to say that its been great talking food, wine, cocktails, and a gamete of other topics with the moms during practice.  I think I’ve made a few new friends, too!  😉

So even though the season is over, I thought I would make a celebration dinner for tonight.  Maybe some steaks on the grill (Harrison’s favorite!), and some mashed potatoes.  But for dessert, I made something a little extra special – White Chocolate M&M Blondies!

White Chocolate M&M Blondies by Delightful E Made

White Chocolate M&M Blondies by Delightful E Made

These were actually really easy to throw together.  The combination of the white chocolate and the chocolate M&M’s is fabulous!  The blondie batter is moist and flavorful, and has a great vanilla flavor.  Your family will go ga-ga over these!

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White Chocolate M&M Blondies

These blondies combine white chocolate and M&M's for a rich, sweet treat. Topped with additional white chocolate and M&M's, these are great for a celebration, bake sale, or classroom treat!

20 minPrep Time

33 minCook Time

53 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 c. butter
  • 1 c. Wilton white candy melts, divided (white chocolate chips, or almond bark works, too)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 1 c. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 c. plain M&M chocolate candies, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 8x8 baking pan. If glass or shiny metal, heavily grease. If dark metal, lightly spray and then line with foil. (This will make it much easier to remove from the pan once these have baked and cooled.)
  2. In microwave safe bowl, add butter and 1/2 c. of white chocolate melts. In microwave, heat at 50% power for 45 second increments. Stir. Repeat until completely melted. Set aside.
  3. In mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add sugar gradually and beat to a creamy consistency.
  4. In seperate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add to egg mixture, and mix until smooth. Add the melted butter and white chocolate and beat until smooth. Fold in vanilla.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan. Sprinkle 1/2 c of M&M's to top of the batter. Bake at 350 for 32-34 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool. In a microwave safe bowl, melt the remaining 1/2 cup of white chocolate candy melts. Drizzle half on cooled blondies, sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup of M&M's, and then drizzle the remaining white chocolate.
  7. Cool in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before cutting and serving.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Dessert
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https://delightfulemade.com/2013/11/03/white-chocolate-mm-blondies/

**This recipe has been adapted and modified from The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook.  You can purchase this or any other Southern Living publication via www.oxmoorhouse.com

Enjoy these the next time you want to celebrate a big or small victory with your family.

My heart is full knowing that my boy had such a great first experience on a team.  I will say it again, I am just so darn proud of every single kid and coach on the team.  Way to go, Grizzlies!

We are very blessed!

Erin

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Comments

  1. Rachel says:
    Harrison well done. I'm so proud of you and your team. Erin your post Delightful as usual ; ) (love you)
  2. These look so good! Thanks for sharing at Talking Tuesday!!!
  3. What a great celebration treat!!
  4. Ok, I have never made a blondie before, I know crazy. But after seeing this one totally need to try it. Thanks for sharing at Show Stopper Saturdays girl! :)
  5. These look great! Even better with M&M's. Thanks for linking up at Create it or Bake it hope you come back tomorrow and share again!
  6. Elizabeth says:
    These are so amazing! I made these last night and they are my new favorite dessert! Since these are so delicious I was wondering if I could use the recipe and photos in a school project. It would be great if I could. Thanks!
    • delightful.e.made@gmail.com says:
      Hi Elizabeth! Sure, you could certainly utilize the recipe for a school project. If you are posting anything online, please be sure to link back to the post if you could. Thank you!

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