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Desserts
Oct
6
2014

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Fun and festive Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies make for a fun treat any day of the week!

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Blondies are some of my favorite treats to create.  So many fun options to play around with!  I got a call from my father in law a couple weeks ago telling me I had to create something with candy corn and peanuts….he had been snacking on that combo and raved about it!  He didn’t have to twist my arm, sounded like a great combo.

Needless to say these turned out soooo good!  The candy corn melts and gets gooey and fabulous.  Can’t wait for you to try these out!  Enjoy 🙂

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Start by beating the wet ingredients then slowly stir in the dry.

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Time for the honey roasted peanuts!

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

….and the colorful candy corn pieces.

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Transfer to your baking dish.

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Top with another layer of candy corn then bake for 28-30 minutes.

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Cut into squares and drizzle with my sweet icing!  Nom Nom Nom 🙂

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut Blondies

Candy Corn Pumpkin Peanut BlondiesPrep time: 10 min | Cook time: 25-28 min | Total time: 38 min

Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup candy corn pieces
  • 1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts, crushed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons heavy cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. and line an 8×8 inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Place softened butter, brown sugar, pumpkin, egg and vanilla into a large mixing bowl, stirring to combine. Stir in flour, salt, candy corn pieces and peanuts. Transfer to lined baking dish. Bake for 25-28 minutes, until baked through. Remove and let cool for 20 minutes.
  3. To prepare icing, whisk powdered sugar and cream until smooth. Drizzle over warm bars.

Makes 9 Servings

 


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  1. 1
    Sues says:

    Love the idea of these! I’m a big fan of incorporating candy corn into seasonal treats 🙂

  2. 2

    I just love baking with candy corn. I bet these have awesome texture with the peanuts too.

  3. 3
    Maria says:

    Fun Halloween treat!

  4. 4
  5. 5

    Love these!! And a great way to use up candy corn!

  6. 6

    O jeez Jenny! These look so good- I love the cute little candy corn!

  7. 7

    I don’t normally like candy corn but I think I’d like it on these!!!

  8. 8

    These bars look great Jenny!! I love candy corn 🙂

  9. 9
    naomi says:

    This would be so fun to do with kids!

  10. 10

    Great October dessert! (Wait, how are we October already?)

  11. 11

    Omg, these are so brilliant for this month!

  12. 12

    These look amazing. It’s so funny, I made something with peanuts and candy corns this weekend too…I considered blondies but decided against it. Now I’m so glad I did!! Love that drizzle of glaze on top 🙂

  13. 13
    Gaby says:

    Candy corn is addicting and I bet these blondes are amazing!

  14. 14

    these look so fudgy & chewy! this is the perfect way to continue my candy corn addiction!

  15. 15

    I love me some candy corn! These look scrumptious!

  16. 16
    Marly says:

    I love the look of those melted candy corn pieces in the blondies. Looks delicious!!

  17. 17

    I never thought about baking with candy corn. Does it just melt into the batter while cooking?


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