M&M’s® Red Velvet Blondies Recipe!

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Who needs a boyfriend this Valentines Day when you can have a brownie?! Or, in this case, a blondie! I’m one of those rarities known as a single lady who loves Valentines Day. My little odd family have a VDay tradition where we all choose a name out of a hat and get that person a super special gift and let them know (verbally or via the written word) why they’re so special to you. It’s like secret santa, but with cupid. And while having a special someone is lovely, thanks to my family tradition I’ve always felt like I can have an epic solo Valentines Day so long as I have friends and family who I love, and who love me back. So to celebrate the day of love, I got my hands on M&M’s® Red Velvet candy as well as DOVE® Promises and made a treat worth writing a sonnet about!

Blondies are the blonde cousin of the brownie. Sort of. Essentially, you don’t add cocoa to the mix, the consistency is thicker, and your flavor primarily comes from the brown sugar and vanilla. In all honesty they’re not a far stretch from the standard chocolate chip cookie (assuming you’re adding chocolate morsels of some kind into your blondie). Now, these would be fine without adding chocolate or any other garnishment, but it’s Valentine’s Day and I for one am not opposed to gilding the lily. So when I went to Walmart to pick up those new M&M’s® Red Velvet candies and DOVE® Promises I knew full well that these blondies were going to reach a new height of decadence.

Here’s everything you’ll need:


After mixing all your ingredients together (butter, eggs, sugar, and vanilla first) the batter/dough should have a thick cookie-batter consistency. Then you want to unwrap about 10 DOVE® Promises and roughly chop them, spread the batter on a buttered square brownie pan (I recommend you use aluminum foil), sprinkle the chocolate on top and then add on a fair amount of M&M’s® Red Velvet M&M’s on top. Bake for 15-20 minutes in a 325 degree oven and you’re done!


These sweet M&M’s® Red Velvet Blondies are the ultimate way to say “I love you” – without having to break a sweat. I shared them with a few friends & classmates, as well as my family. The M&M’s® Red Velvet candy add such festive color to these blondies, as well as that hard shell ‘crunch’. I prefer the sweetness of milk chocolate, but you can also or alternately use dark chocolate DOVE® Promises.


M&M’s® Red Velvet Blondies Recipe
Yields 10
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  1. 1 stick (½ cup) of unsalted butter, melted
  2. 1 cup of light brown sugar
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1 tablespoon vanilla
  5. 1 cup of all-purpose flower
  6. 1 bag of DOVE® Promises
  7. 1 bag of M&M’s® Red Velvet M&M’s
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the butter, brown sugar, egg, and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
  2. Add in the flour to your butter & sugar mixture, folding it in until it’s just combined.
  3. In a buttered square brownie pan, spread your blondie mix. The mixture should be thick, like cookie dough, so you’ll want to get every last bit.
  4. Roughly chop 10 DOVE® Promises and sprinkle on top along with as many M&M’s® Red Velvet candies as you like.
  5. Put in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden along the outermost edges. Cool & enjoy!
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You can pick up a bag of M&M’s® Red Velvet M&M’s at Walmart – they have a massive Valentine’s Day selection right now!


For more M&M’s® Red Velvet inspiration, be sure to visit the Red Velvet Love Recipes page. Join the #RedVelvetLove Pinterest Party taking place at http://www.pinterest.com/SoFabChats/ on Saturday, January 31 at 12:00pm ET for your chance at winning a $1000 Walmart gift card!


  1. January 31, 2015 / 8:37 am

    These look great I have found the Dove candies but the M and M’s I have to look for today They sound really good Will try to make your twitter party today!!

  2. January 31, 2015 / 10:59 am

    These look amazing! I think I might have to try these for a special treat for my office coworkers! #client

  3. February 2, 2015 / 11:18 pm

    OH my word, is that ever a treat of a dessert! I have got to pick up a pack of those Red Velvet M&M’s!

  4. February 3, 2015 / 12:09 am

    I like that M&M is branching out with so many new flavors. I’d love to try the Red Velvet. And Dove candy… well, yeah, any time that’s involved I’m smilin’ 🙂 The Blondies sound great!

  5. February 3, 2015 / 6:45 am

    Those look absolutely amazing! My hubby loves blondies AND red velvet so I may have to whip up a batch of these to surprise him with for Valentine’s Day!

  6. February 3, 2015 / 8:14 am

    These look amazing! I love adding m&m’s into anything.

  7. February 3, 2015 / 12:06 pm

    These blondies look amazing! Adding chocolate, especially dark chocolate from Dove, is genius!

  8. February 3, 2015 / 12:58 pm

    These look so yummy. I love blondies and I am sure the edition of m&m’s is great! Thanks.

  9. February 3, 2015 / 1:58 pm

    I adore red velvet! I am so glad M&Ms got the memo! Great recipe- I will have to try my new obsession with them!

  10. February 3, 2015 / 4:39 pm

    The brownies look fantastic. It is a great way to make use of the valentine candy I have.

  11. Aliisa
    February 3, 2016 / 9:05 pm

    These were very easy and fun to make but honestly the cooked brownie was not very good.

    • The NYC Talon
      February 8, 2016 / 11:14 am

      I’m sorry you felt that way Aliisa! What didn’t you like about the brownies?

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