Red, White & Blue Blondies

1 stick butter, softened
2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs
1 Tbsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
2 cups flour
1/2 cup patriotic sprinkles
2 cups red, white and blue M&Ms, divided

Preheat oven to 350°.

In a large bowl, mix butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla and mix until smooth. Slowly mix in salt, baking powder and flour. Stir in sprinkles and 1 1/2 cups M&Ms.

Spread mixture into a 9 x 13-inch baking dish sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Top with remaining M&Ms and bake about 22 to 25 minutes, until golden.