Rhubarb Cream Cheese Blondies Recipe from Hot Eats and Cool Reads

What you need:

1 cup fresh rhubarb, chopped

1/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons flour

1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1 stick butter, melted

1 cup brown sugar

2 eggs

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon vanilla

4 ounces cream cheese, softened


In a small saucepan, combine rhubarb, sugar and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until rhubarb is softened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

In a small bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, graham cracker crumbs, and baking powder.

In a larger bowl, combine butter with brown sugar, mix well. Add 1 egg, cinnamon and vanilla, mix well again. Add flour mixture little by little and mix together. Spread in a greased 8x8 glass baking dish.

In that same bowl combine softened cream cheese, 2 tablespoons flour, and 1 egg.

Alternate spooning rhubarb and cream cheese mixture onto the blondie layer. Using a knife, swirl to marble.

Bake for 30-40 minutes until center is set. Cool and cut into squares.