Butterscotch Blondies

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Your family and friends will be so impressed by these Butterscotch Blondies. This will be your new go to easy blondie recipe.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Butterscotch Blondies stacked one on the side of the other.

These Butterscotch Blondies will impress your family and friends. This will be your new go to easy blondie recipe.

Butterscotch Blondies stacked one on the side of the other.

These Blondies Butterscotch chip brownies are one of the best blondie bar recipes you can make. They only use 8 ingredients and come together super easily. If love brownies and blondies of all kind, check out this link for some inspiration.


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What We Love About This Recipe

  • 35 Minute Dessert: If you are looking for a delicious yet quick and easy dessert, this butterscotch blondie recipe takes 10 minutes if prep time an 22 minutes of cook time. It will be love at first bite.
  • Easy Ingredients: These blondies only require 8 ingredients, most of which you can probably find in your pantry.
  • Adaptable: Can you switch up the type of chocolate chips you use to customize to your liking.
Butterscotch Blondies on a board with a red and white stripped napkin.

Ingredient Notes for this Brownie Blonde Recipe

  • Butter: It is important to use melted butter for this recipe as that can change the results of these blondies.
  • Brown Sugar: The brown sugar is going to add that rich flavor that we all know and love!
  • White Sugar
  • Butterscotch Chips: This gives the blondies butterscotch flaovr.You could change it up with the chocolate chips you use, besides using butterscotch, you could use white chocolate chips or even toffee pieces.
  • All Purpose Flour: Sift the flour mixture for best results.
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Eggs
  • Baking Powder
Butterscotch chips, butter, flour, sugar for brownies.

Equipment Needed

How to Make a Blondie with Butterscotch Chips

These are the basic steps for making Butterscotch Blondies. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

Mixing the dry ingredients, mixing the wet ingredients, blending the two together and adding the chips.

STEP 1: PREPPING

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and line an 8×8 inch square baking pan with parchment paper and spray with a little non stick spray..

STEP 2: MAKING THE BATTER

In a large bowl combine sugar and butter. Then mix in vanilla and eggs, beat for about 1 minute with an electric mixer. Then fold in dry ingredients with a rubber spatula. Lastly, stir in your butterscotch chips.

STEP 3: BAKE THE BLONDIES

Add the batter to the prepared pan and bake for 25 minutes. You can use a toothpick to check your blondies as bake time can vary. Allow to cool and cut into squares.

Placing the batter into a pan, baking and the finished product.

Prep and Storage Tips for Blondie Bars Recipes

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This brownie blondie recipe is perfect to make ahead of time, just simply make these the day prior to when you want to serve these. In fact, blondies are even better on the second day when they have completely cooled and settled.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store these brownie blondies in an airtight container at room temperature. To keeper your blondies fresher for longer, store a slice of bread in the airtight container as well, as it will help to the blondies retain their moisture, you can also use this hack for cookies.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

To freeze, cut and wrap blondie bars in plastic wrap and store in a freezer bag for up to 6 months.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT ARE BLONDIES?

A blondie is a dessert bar, similar form to a brownie but with flavor a rich, brown butter and robust flavor, featuring brown sugar. Blondies are almost like cookies bars!

WHY ARE MY BLONDIES DRY?

If your blondies turnout dry, it is likely that you over baked them that is why it is important to check them with a toothpick.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A BROWNIE AND A BLONDIE?

A brownie had a rich and decedent chocolate flavor while blondies have a buttery, brown sugar flavor similar to a cookie.

HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN A BLONDIE IS COOKED?

The blondies should be pulling slightly away from the pan edges and have a golden brown crust color.

Blondie Brownies with butterscotch.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Cut When Cool: It is important to allow the blondies to cool completely before slicing them as they will be a gooey mess when they are still warm.
  • Toffee Pieces: Swap the butterscotch flavor for toffee chocolate pieces.
  • Store with Bread Slice: Storing blondies with a slice of bread helps to retain their freshness as the moisture of the bread gets absorbed from the bread resulting in blondies that will stay fresher for longer!
  • Add Nuts: For some more texture depth, add in some chopped pecans or walnuts for a crunch. Or try a little salt to counter the sweet.
  • Top: Top with ice cream with butterscotch sauce.

What to Serve with Butterscotch Blondies

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Butterscotch Blondies stacked one on the side of the other.

Butterscotch Blondies

Yield: 9 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Your family and friends will be so impressed by these Butterscotch Blondies. This will be your new go to easy blondie recipe.
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup of butterscotch chips

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper and lightly butter the paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine granulated and brown sugars with melted butter. Mix until everything is well combined and as smooth as you can get it.
  • Add vanilla and eggs. Mix for 1 minute. Sift in flour and baking powder, mix well.
  • Toss in one cup of butterscotch chips and mix until they are mixed thoroughly.
  • Place the batter into the prepared baking dish and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Use the toothpick test method to check for done-ness. You do not want to over bake these! When there are a few crumbs only clinging to the toothpick they are ready to come out of the oven.
  • Allow to cool. Remove from the baking dish and cut into 3” squares.

Expert Tips

  • Cut When Cool: It is important to allow the blondies to cool completely before slicing them as they will be a gooey mess when they are still warm.
  • Toffee Pieces: Swap the butterscotch chips for toffee chocolate pieces with a change in flavor.
  • Store with Bread Slice: Storing blondies with a slice of bread helps to retain their freshness as the moisture of the bread gets absorbed from the bread resulting in blondies that will stay fresher for longer!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 321kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 182mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 387IU | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blondies, brownies, butterscotch, dessert, easy dessert

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