Vegan Golden Oreo Blondies

July 12, 2012 · 29 comments

It’s true; I’ve got some pretty sweet vegan friends.

It was one of my favorite vegans’ birthday a few weeks ago, and my friend Abbey and I got together to make a special birthday treat just for him. Jimmy’s a fan of vanilla over chocolate, so we were wracking our brains to think of something he’d really like.

Enter: The birthday Vegan Golden Oreo Blondies!

You’ll need:
1/3 cup coconut oil (we used Trader Joe’s brand)
6 ounces unsweetened vanilla almond milk
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
8 ounces dairy-free chocolate chips (we used Giardelli semi-sweet chocolate chips)
Sprinkles

Instructions:
Mix together the coconut oil, almond milk, and brown sugar first. Add the baking powder, salt, and vanilla next. Mix in the flour last, add the chocolate chips, and pour into a greased 9×9 baking dish. Then bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until the edges are lightly browned. I like everything slightly underbaked, so only kept them in the oven for about 28 minutes.

Right when you take the blondies out of the oven, crumble golden oreos over the baking sheet. Press the large pieces of oreo into the surface of the blondies. If you’re making these for a birthday, molest the top of the blondies with some colorful birthday sprinkles. They’ll melt into the cream of the oreos.

It’ll make the birthday guy/girl a happy one.

You guys salivated all over these guys via instagram and demanded a recipe (down, Jillian). I don’t leave my friends hangin’.

Now, go make these and make someone else’s birthday awesome. I also recommend delivering a card as good as this one to accompany the delicious masterpiece.

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1 Heather @ girlyeverafter July 12, 2012 at 11:25 am

Vanilla Oreos are so good! I can’t buy them anymore bc I literally ate an entire box once, but it was so worth the sugar hangover!
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2 RunEatRepeat July 12, 2012 at 11:30 am

Looks delicious!
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3 Kristen @ notsodomesticated July 12, 2012 at 11:59 am

Oreos are vegan?? I’m not a vegan, but I guess I assumed the Oreo creme filling had creme in it, and that’s from cows? Maybe I’m totally nuts haha … I’ve never examined the ingredients on a bag of Oreos before! Regardless, these look delicious!
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4 clare @ fittingitallin July 12, 2012 at 12:03 pm

yes yes YESSS. also I miss you. I know you’re busy singing and dancing and things but can’t you make some time for ME?
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5 Leila July 12, 2012 at 12:09 pm

I do love that oreos are vegan – except why did you use MILK chocolate chips for this vegan recipe.. ? 🙂

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6 Emily @ Glitz Glam Granola July 12, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Wow I had no idea that oreos were vegan! That’s good to know! And this recipe looks delicious! I love blondies and what a fun twist that these have an oreo top! I also love the addition of sprinkles– definitely a birthday essential!
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7 Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness July 12, 2012 at 1:46 pm

Those look amazing!!!! Who knew they were vegan 🙂 Anything with sprinkles is always better!
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8 Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy July 12, 2012 at 1:48 pm

I saw that card at Kroger…too funny!
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9 janetha [meals & moves] July 12, 2012 at 3:18 pm

i definitely didn’t know oreos were vegan. you’re a good friend!
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10 Colleen @ The Lunchbox Diaries July 12, 2012 at 3:32 pm

That is my FAVORITE birthday card!! I’ve given it to too many people to count. Makes me laugh every time 🙂
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11 Talia @ Bite Size Wellness July 12, 2012 at 4:32 pm

What an interesting and fun take on a birthday cake! I think my half birthday is coming so maybe I will make myself a present:)
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12 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats July 12, 2012 at 4:52 pm

haha I immediately googled if oreos are vegan or not! I guess that demonstrates how processed packaged cookies are! Lol but sooooo good. I miss oreos. That looks delicious!
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13 Sam @ Better With Sprinkles July 12, 2012 at 6:08 pm

My goodness, you are brilliant. 🙂
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14 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey July 12, 2012 at 8:40 pm

And people think vegans are all healthy and crap – pssshhh. 😉
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15 Yellow Haired Girl July 12, 2012 at 10:08 pm

Holy hanna – these look awesome! And I didn’t know Oreos were vegan, either 🙂
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16 Michelle @ Blogitness July 13, 2012 at 8:43 am

I’m not vegan, but this looks great!
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17 Jen@HealthyFoodandFamily July 13, 2012 at 11:49 am

These look awesome! I’ll always pick vanilla over chocolate, vanilla oreos are my weakness.
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18 Kaitlin @4loveofcarrots July 13, 2012 at 12:15 pm

these look heavenly!!

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19 Gracie July 15, 2012 at 8:23 am

well holycrapthoselookinsane. golden oreos in blondies = genius!

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