Pair tasty treats and delicious reads for a happy holiday or any time!
For Armchair Detectives
1 stick unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup nuts or coconut, optional
¼ cup salted caramel sauce (make your own with this recipe)
Cream together butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Blend in egg and vanilla. Add flour and salt, and mix just until smooth. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts or coconut if using. Spread into baking pan.
Drop tablespoons of salted caramel sauce onto the blondie batter.
Use a butter knife to swirl the sauce into the blondie batter.
Bake 20-25 minutes, until set in the middle and lightly golden brown.
Cool on a rack, cut into pieces, and store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 4 days.
For Animal Lovers
The Furrever Friends Sweet
Romance series features the workers and customers at a small-town cat café, and
the adorable cats and kittens looking for their forever homes. Each book is a
complete story with a happy ending for one couple (and maybe more than one rescued cat). Visit the Furrever Friends Sweet
Romance series page on Amazon US or Amazon UK.
Book 1, Coffee and Crushes at the Cat Café, is only 99 cents
or free in Kindle Unlimited!