Browned Butter Blondies

Browned Butter Blondies

Browning the butter gives these blondies a rich, nutty flavor.

20 min.prep time 1:15total time
36 bars
353 Ratings

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
1 cup white baking chips

Directions

Melt butter in heavy 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Continue cooking, watching closely, 5 minutes or until butter foams and turns deep golden brown. Immediately remove from heat; pour into bowl. Refrigerate 15 minutes.

Heat oven to 375ºF. Line 13x9-inch baking pan with aluminum foil, extending foil over edges. Spray bottom of foil-lined pan with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

Add brown sugar, egg and vanilla to cooled browned butter; mix well. Add flour, baking powder and salt; stir just until combined. Stir in pecans and white baking chips. Spread into prepared pan.

Bake 19-23 minutes or until golden brown around edges and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Lift blondies from pan, using foil ends. Cut into squares.

Recipe Tip

- To toast pecans, heat oven to 350°F. Spread nuts evenly onto ungreased baking sheet. Bake, stirring occasionally, 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned.

- This recipe can be baked in 8-inch square baking pan. Cut ingredient amounts in half. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 140

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 90mg

Carbohydrates: 16g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15942©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

My husband and I love this recipe! Super easy, but decadant! I double the white chocolate, and the browned butter flavour really comes through.
So easy and so delicious! And it would be so easy to substitute different nuts and chocolate chips. Need to bake something yummy without a fuss? Here's your recipe!
This recipe is delicious!! It's like the best of both a brownie & cookie in one! I used walnuts & chocolate chips instead.

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