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Apple-Peanut Blondies

These blondies are mostly layers of apples, with a little bit of blondie mixed in, creating the perfect layered dessert. I started with a similar recipe and did a little bit of tweaking to make it our family's own. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 small apples (about 9 ounces), peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Beat brown sugar and butter until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add egg and vanilla; beat until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into brown sugar mixture just until combined (batter will be thick).
  • Spread all but 1/4 cup batter into a greased and floured 8-in. square baking dish. Layer with apple slices; dot with remaining batter. Sprinkle with peanuts. Bake until top is golden brown and center is set, 22-28 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
Nutrition Facts
1 blondie: 302 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (26g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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