These amazing Mango Blondies made with cashew butter, oats and bursting with juicy mango are the ultimate dessert or snack!
One can never have too many snacks. Just ask my freezer.
These Mango Blondies make a great snack for several reasons. First, they require only one bowl. Second, the combination of silky cashew butter and juicy mango is simply to die for. So summery! Third, they’re nutrient-dense to boot.
“Good” fats and plant protein from the cashew butter, vitamin C-packed mango, and fiber from oats…the gang’s all here. They’re ridiculously moist, flavorful, and super satisfying. Everything a snack should be.
I couldn’t be more excited to team up with my friends at National Mango Board this year to create some delish recipes featuring mangos. Did you know mangos are known as “the king of fruit?”
‘Tis true! These luscious stone fruits have been cultivated for over 5,000 years and are one of the world’s most popular fruits!
These scrumptious blondies have a short ingredient list and require only one bowl. You likely have most of them in your pantry already!
Cashew butter: this makes up the base of our blondies rather than traditional flour. Cashew butter lends a mild, cookie-like flavor.
Mango: sweet and juicy and simply luscious.
Egg: to bind everything together and contribute to rising. Sub a flax egg for vegan blondies.
My favorite fruit in the world is packed with nutrition, too!
Mangos are an excellent source of vitamin C, offering 50% of the daily value per 3⁄4 cup serving. They’re also a good source of folate and copper, at 15% of the daily value per serving.
Mangos also contain disease-fighting polyphenols like beta-carotene, lutein and other carotenoids that account for the mango’s yellow hue. Anthocyanins contribute to the red color in some varieties.
Emerging research suggests that mangos may have an impact on gut health, too. Research conducted at Texas A & M University found that mangos were more effective in relieving constipation and reducing intestinal inflammation than comparable amounts of fiber. Interesting. huh!
You can store blondies on the countertop in an air-tight container for up to two days. Store any additional leftovers in fridge for up to a week.
To freeze blondies, simply place them spaced apart on a lined baking sheet. Once solid, place the frozen blondies in a freezer baggie. They will stay fresh for up to four months.