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Salted Cashew & Caramel Blondies

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Watch as Chef/mom Ariane Duarte cooks one of DinnerTool's Slow Cooker Showdown contest finalist recipe submissions
Ingredients
  Caramels 12 Small, unwrapped
  Butter 8 Tablespoon (1 stick)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Egg 1 Large
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salted cashews 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  White chocolate chips 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a slow cooker, spray the non-stick cooking spray at the bottom and place a parchment paper circle, same as the size of the bottom. Then spray the parchment paper circle and sides of the slow cooker with some more non-stick cooking spray.

MAKING
2) In a pot, add the caramels and butter, cook over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until melted.
3) In a mixing bowl, add the flour, baking powder and salt together. Stir to mix and set aside.
4) Stir the brown sugar into the caramel mixture.
5) Add an egg and vanilla extract. Stir until the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
6) Then stir in the flour mixture and combine thoroughly with the ingredients in the pot.
7) Add the salted cashews and white chocolate chips. Stir into the pot mixture.
8) Add the cashew-caramel mixture into the prepared slow cooker and spread evenly at the bottom.
9) Place 6 paper towels on top of the slow cooker, then place the lid securely on the paper towels.
10) Cook on low for about 3 hours. Then remove from the base of the slow cooker and allow to rest for another 30 minutes.

SERVING
11) Slice and serve the Salted Cashew & Caramel Blondies, preferably on the same day.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Cashew
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
195 Minutes
Ready In: 
215 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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