Whole wheat blondies are a simple to make, needing no mixer: only a bowl and a spoon. I like to melt the butter right in the mixing bowl (it fits in the microwave). Might as well save on dishes, right?
Preheat oven to 325˚F and adjust oven rack to center position. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, and salt; set aside. In a large bowl, melt the butter (I tend to use the microwave on very low power,
Brownies with Jammy Bits are a very special brownie at my house. They’re intensely chocolatey, moist and chewy, and have little bits of jam scattered throughout. The jammy bits from King Arthur Flour are made from fruit puree,
Set rack in the middle of the oven, and heat oven to 350˚F. Line an 8×8 pan with parchment paper, leaving some flaps on each side. Set aside. Note: if you have an 8×8 square removable-bottom pan, this is the time to use it!
The photo shows an upside down version of cherry-almond Nanaimo bars that I built in a patterned silicone mold, so of course the chocolate layer went in first, followed by the filling, then the crust. This recipe, though, is the straightforward 8×8 pan version.