Ginger Chai Blondies

Ginger Chai Blondes are chewy and perfect with a cup of tea! {Brittany's Pantry}My neighbor, who ate some of the bars you see in this picture, sent me a text later in the day.  These taste like Christmas!  And they do indeed.

These bars are kind of a cross between a blondie brownie and spicy cup of chai tea, but they aren’t as rich, heavy, or as overwhelmingly sweet as a brownie.  They are simple to make and utterly fantastic with a hot drink.  As in, I highly recommend sipping something steaming when you make these.  This would be perfect!  Although a huge glass of milk wouldn’t be terrible either.  They are lovely and different without being so weird that everyone just passes them by.  Don’t they just look like Fall?  🙂 Make them for a Holiday potluck, bring them to work, or pack them in your lunch all week.  Either way, they are hard to resist!  You, and maybe even your neighbor, will thank me.Ginger Chai Blondes are chewy and perfect with a cup of tea! {Brittany's Pantry}Ginger Chai Blondes are chewy and perfect with a cup of tea! {Brittany's Pantry} One Year Ago: Garlic Herb Bread
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Ginger Chai Blondies
Adapted from Cooking For Seven
Recipe Updated 11/11

In the bowl of an electric mixer, add:
1 c (2 sticks) butter, softened
1 c brown sugar
1/2 c white sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
Mix with the paddle attatchment until smooth.  Add:
1 c white whole wheat flour or whole wheat flour
1 c all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp allspice
1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
the contents of two chai tea bags
pinch of salt

Mix dough just until combined.  Spread dough-it will be sticky!-into a sprayed 9X13 inch baking pan and bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean, or with just a few crumbs attached.  Cool slightly before cutting.