Cookies, Bars & Candy

Blonde Brownies

1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars. Add eggs and vanilla; mix well. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture and mix well.

Stir in chocolate chips and chopped nuts. Spoon into a greased 13X9 inch baking pan; spread to evenly cover the bottom of pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire rack.