Spring Bunny Tracks Confetti Blondies - FOOD PHOTO SHOOT

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You guys, you guys, Spring is so so close! I know I’m excited, and I hope you are too. As you guy probably already know, my favorite way to celebrate any season is with something edible (and preferably colorful, oh, OH and sweeeeeeeet!)

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So we’re just gonna pretend that this recipe isn’t my favorite blondies recipe simply stuffed with Easter candy and given a new name, ok? Cool, it’s a plan. Also, did you know that Cadbury mini eggs came in white chocolate, ’cause I certainly didn’t?

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Here I was shopping the other day and I had them on my list for this recipe so I grabbed a bag of what I thought were the only kind of “Cadbury mini Eggs” that they made. How was I supposed to know they had options? Clearly I missed the following part that said “white eggs”.

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It wasn’t until I started making this recipe that I figured out this little detail, but by then it was a bit irrelevant because that’s all I had. Luckily, they turned out pretty good when thrown in with the dark chocolate, m&m’s, and peanut butter cups to balance them out. Not gonna lie though, they aren’t my favorite on their own. The originals are way better. I actually love white chocolate, but these candy covered white chocolate eggs, they’re just a little too sweet to munch on by themselves.

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More on topic though, these blondies you guys! I know, they’re really not that original of an idea, but sometimes I find myself asking “What’s wrong with a surefire classic?” Call me basic if you want, and I don’t know, maybe it’s the childhood nostalgia that Easter always brings or the excitement of smelling freshly cut grass for the first time in the season, but I just like simple sometimes.

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I also love that the ease of quickly pressing a favorite cookie dough into a pan and baking blondies and thick, soft texture is another highlight. According to my brothers this is a one of the most highly addictive combinations I’ve made yet, so don’t say I didn’t warn you. Okay, so until the next recipe……

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Spring Bunny Tracks Confetti Blondies


Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Yield: 24 bars

Get ready for Spring time with these colorful pastel cookie bars filled with some of your favorite classic Easter candies!

Ingredients

1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup mini or regular semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup pastel m&m's
1/2 cup white or milk chocolate Cadbury mini eggs
1/2 cup mini peanut butter cups

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (180 C). Cream butter and sugars together in bowl of stand mixer or with hand mixer. Scrape sides of bowl and add eggs, vanilla, soda, and salt; beat until mixed. Add flour one cup at a time and beat until combined. Add the chocolate, m&m's, Cadbury eggs, and peanut butter cups and mix.
  2. Grease a 13x9 inch pan and press the cookie dough into pan. Bake for 25 -30 minutes or until golden brown on the edges. Remove from oven and cool completely for about 30 minutes before cutting.

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For more great food ideas, please do not forget to look at my other recent food posts

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  2. Raspberry Pomegranate Oats in a Jar
  3. Coconut Almond Ranch Fried Chicken Nuggets
  4. Chocolate Spelt Greek Yogurt Waffles + Maple Nut Butter Syrup
  5. Moroccan Ribboned Carrot Raddicchio Salad
  6. Heirloom Tomato Marinara Meatballs & Spaghetti Squash
  7. Chocolate Oats & Honey Cut-Out Cookies (GF+Vegan)
  8. Miso Mahi-Mahi Brown Rice Pad Thai Noodles
  9. Chile Lime Veggie Burrito Bowls
  10. Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Eggs - FOOD PHOTO SHOOT

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I think adults and children both like this dessert.

I think you're right

amazing photography as always, what a great idea

Thanks @noboxes!

these are adorable, beautiful photography

Thanks @mamaloves!

I need these in my life in a big way

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I grew up on farm, we had chickens, they laid eggs. Sometimes(rarely) we'd discover the egg was starting to turn into a chicken after cracking it open. So when I was young, I'd bite into an Easter egg candy and look to make sure there wasn't a baby rabbit inside.

Haha, how ironic that I had my own farming experiences with brooding hens and hidden eggs. We even had a turkey named "Thanksgiving"......but he never made it that long because turkeys are notoriously suicidal. We don't actually know what happened.
Great to hear from you @nonameslefttouse!

Probably flew away, then remembered it can't fly... but it was too late.

😁

Sweets are a big weakness for me...and they look so delicious!

I totally understand, thanks so much for commenting @cynetyc

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This guy is wandering around with a friend - leaving stupid comments and then they both upvote the comment. None of the posts are upvoted by either of them. Ergh - not happy to see this on my post.

Me fascinan tus publicaciones ^^

muchas gracias

Man, one great photo after another. With a name like Bunny Tracks.....makes me want to follow my sweet tooth all the way to your house! Now to think about I got your address mixed up. Heading to Arica Chile tomorrow. Estara a Casa viejo de Gringa antes yo lo se! Hasta pronto. Chow por ahora! -Dan

thanks so much, Dan. Enjoy Arica. I never had a chance to go. I hear it is a special tax zone, trying to get people to live there, maybe you'll find some good deals on some stuff

Yes that is what I was reading about last night. Will be duty free fun! Hey your friend Texagonia is in Puerto Varas now, I may be meeting up with him next week. Totally hoping that works out.

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Am a fan of your great food and sweets...great work @gringalicious, keep giving me diff recipe

Ohh yum @ gringalicious I want to make this recipe for Easter time.

I hope it works out for you

Damn those look so gooooood

thanks so much for commenting

Hello excellent recipe, here is mine I hope you like it

https://steemit.com/photography/@jhonathan28/sweet-of-quinchoncho-with-yam

really a very perfect drink recipe, it seems very enjoyable

thanks so much for taking the time to comment

they look delicious your post make me hungry....

thanks so much for commenting

Looks good

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Delicious

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I like to try new things in kitchen but there is nothing better than classic recipes 😊

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Wow!VERY APPETIZING!

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YUmmyyyy. i think that delicious food i can see now hehe

thanks so much for commenting and welcome to Steem

the food would be delicious, I wait for another recipe

Thank you @exposejourney!

Yes, you are welcome

that's the bite everyone wanna have right now its looking delicious

always so sweet and supportive, thanks so much @blazing

Wow @gringalicious
You make them sweeter blondies
With m&m chocolate love them 😊😊 i will make it too for may little sisters and brothers they will love it
They will scream for CHOCOLATE 😁😁😁

Glad you like them so much @honeylyn2330

Yup @gringalicious as always expected you got a very great and awsome talent
😊😊 and thank you for these blog you gave me an idea for may little sister party she gonna love it

Dam, you've got me hunting for cookies for breakfast they look deliciuos. Ill haveter try making some with the excess sweets that normally come with having a small child arou d easter. Thanks for sharing 😊

thanks so much for the great commenting @digitaldan

Wao so sweet chocolates I also want to eat

thanks so much for commenting

@gringalicious this looks yummy. I love chocolates. And when you have some recipe fill of m&m's,Cadbury eggs with chocolate and peanut butter. It's heaven. I'm imagining 😍😋😋
Thank you for sharing the recipe. I'm surely gonna try and upload my experience soon.

Also, I loved your logo by @rigaronib

Keep sharing more recipes. Enjoy ❤

@rigaronib is actually in the process of updating my logo. Should be ready soon, stay tuned.

I am really glad you liked the recipe, I hope you give it a try

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oh I will try it then I will tell u result

awesome, I'll be waiting to hear

Hmnnnnnnnnn, it looks yummy. Well done and thank you for sharing.

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these cookies are totally worth the calories <3
You made me wanna bake again .. .Thank you

that's awesome to hear, that I was able to inspire. Thanks so much @joyfulmind

nice cake, maybe sometimes i will made it, and i will follow your post hehe
thanks

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This is really good

thanks

Good god that is tempting. 🥇

I'm glad you like it @pqbd!

I have a bake sale at school next week for my kids easter celebrations.How gorgeous are they.I will so be making them to get in the easter spirit.Looks delicious.Thanks for sharing.Love easter! 👍🏼❤

that sounds great. I hope you get photos and better yet, you should post about it

Wow its colorful..my son must be like it..😊😊

Thank you @asridsyaref!

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thanks mam @gringalicious for sharing this delicious recipe..... following you for more this type of posts. keep it up

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Looks yummy!!

Thank you @thethreehugs!

You are most welcome. I was going out your blog and there a lot of recipes I want to try. Do you have a website with printable recipes? If not, you should...if you wish to contact my latest posts you can find them at #thethreehugs.

That combination of ingredients in your cookies looks delicious. We always look for flavors that remind us of our childhood.

thanks so much for commenting and welcome to Steem

It looks very beautiful, colorful and so ... spring-like! I've never seen m&m's such color. I think, this dessert is perfect for a children's party and just to cheer up in anticipation of a warm spring!

here in the states, they produce m&m's in so many different varieties, it's hard to even count them all. Thanks so much for the great commenting @naditinkoff

Hey I wanna ask you something what does gringalicious means ))))??????

good question. I started my blog while I was still living in Chile. A lot of Latin culture refer to people with my color of skin as gringos. Fortunately, in Chile, it is a term of endearment, it's actually a good label to have. So, I combined Gringa with delicious and came up with Gringalicious.

Wow that is quite interesting

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serving the opening of chocolate like chewing gum.
you are designing in a way beyond my thinking.
your ultimate recipes will make it, a delicious flavor but I have not tasted it yet.

thanks so much for commenting @muksa

It looks delicious
I'm following you 😊😊

thanks for the follow

great post

You should do a food photoshoot tutorial! I love all your photos, everything looks so delicious!

It's on the drawing board, some day it will happen

that looks so delicios!!!

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I am gonna seacrch the cost of a shipping from your place to mine to send me a lot of delicious recipes you prepare!! :) jajaja

let me know what you come up with

Nice one

thanks

Hi dear! These blondies are so yummy, and they are good for my daughter, she likes so much the sweeties chocolate, I have to try it one day.

thanks so much for your daily support @creativewoman

surely will try this one as spring is arriving now

that's great

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Marvellous photography buddy......
I really appreciates it...Its looks like a dilicious food & yammy too.....
Thnxxxx fr showing us a yammy food pic.....😃😃😃👌👌✌✌✌..

thanks so much for commenting

looks nice))) a candy pie is interesting. good post.

thanks so much @olegas89

I love your post keeps me glued and simple is classy, your recipes are easy to find and understand.Thanks for sharing can't wait to try this out, it's so full of color and inviting.

thanks so much for the super kind words @dee-di and welcome to Steem

thank you

Your posts make me hungary :D

Great shots! Food isn't easy to shoot.

thank so much for commenting

Looks so yummy. Weldone @gringalicious

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plz u fullo me..

children can play as well enjoy

Thank you @teenovision !

most welcome madam

These colorful blondies could make perfect Easter treats! I love them!😊

thanks so much for the kind words @annaskitchen

They look yummy

I'm thrilled you like them @christinb

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I get fatter just browsing your feed ! Everything looks sooo good.

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Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe

thanks for commenting

Awww they look too pretty to be eaten 😍

thanks @vaelriey

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awesome photography.thanks for sharing.

So glad you liked it @salma-akanda!