blond brownies

blond brownies

Blond brownies were the coveted dessert in my college sorority. These sweet bars were often hoarded for late study hours. I make them for a cold race day or picnic as they pack well and are greeted with similar relish as they were way back when.

blond brownies

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Serves: 24 Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar, loosely packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • praline frosting:
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered sugar

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 350°.

2

Cream butter and sugar.

3

Stir in eggs and vanilla and beat until light and fluffy.

4

Add flour and baking powder to egg and butter mixture.

5

Add nuts. Spread batter evenly into ungreased 9” x 13” pan.

6

Bake 23-35 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

7

praline frosting:

8

In medium saucepan, melt butter and add brown sugar over low heat 2 minutes while stirring constantly.

9

Add milk and bring to a rolling boil.

10

Remove from heat and add vanilla.

11

Gradually stir in powdered sugar and beat until spreading consistency.

12

Spread over cooled pan of brownies. Slice into 2” squares.

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1 Comment

  • Reply
    Ann Boreson
    November 3, 2017 at 7:58 pm

    Blond Brownies! Yum! I will have to make them again. Thank you for the recipe!

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