Trail Mix Blondies

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These textured trail mix blondies are easy and versatile - use whatever combination of dried fruit and nuts you have in your pantry! Perfect for picnics!

recipe updated Mar 26, 2020


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    255 g (about 2 cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    5 g (about 1 tsp)
  • Salt icon
    ¼ tsp (about 1.5 g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    128 g (about ½ cup)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    172 g (about 1 cup)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    6 g (about 1 ⅜ tsp)
  • Egg icon
    2 (about 100 g)
  • Flaked coconut icon
    Flaked coconut
    60 g (about ¾ cup)
  • Chocolate chips icon
    Chocolate chips
    224 g (about 448)
  • Walnuts icon
    65 g (about ½ cup)
  • Dried cranberries icon
    Dried cranberries
    88 g (about ¾ cup)


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  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Muffin pan - 12-hole
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  1. Pre-heat oven - 175°C
  2. Line a clean muffin pan with paper muffin cups
  3. Add all purpose flour, baking powder and salt to a clean medium bowl
  4. Whisk briefly until blended
  5. Add unsalted butter, light brown sugar and vanilla extract to a clean large mixing bowl
  6. Cream together
  7. Add egg to the batter
  8. Mix until well combined
  9. Transfer dry ingredients to batter
  10. Mix until just combined
  11. Add flaked coconut, chocolate chips, walnuts and dried cranberries to a clean small bowl
  12. Transfer mixture to batter
  13. Mix until combined
  14. Spoon batter into muffin pan
  15. Bake until golden brown - 25 min, 175°C
  16. Let cool
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