These apple cinnamon blondies are made by adding diced apple pieces, cinnamon and a touch of nutmeg to create the perfect chewy fall treat.
A neighbor brought over a plate of apple blondies for us after going apple picking this year. I had never had a blondie before and didn’t really know what they were. After one bite I was obsessed. I savored each piece bite by bite, and when it was finished, I asked for the recipe so that I could make more.
For whatever reason when I made the recipe it did not turn our nearly as good. So, I tried again and again (eating the whole thing each time). I think the biggest thing here is to not overmix the batter. You can adjust the sugar level to as low as ½ cup or as high as ¾ cup depending on your preference.
Apple Cinnamon Blondies
- 1¼ cups all purpose flour
- ½ tsp baking powder
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ¼ tsp nutmeg
- ½ cup butter
- ⅔ cup light brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 egg
- 1 granny smith apple, diced into ¼ inch pieces
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter and flour an 8×8 inch square baking dish.
- In a large bowl combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- In a medium bowl melt the butter in the microwave, 30 seconds at a time. Add the brown sugar and with a spoon stir to combine. Add the vanilla extract. Test to make sure the ingredients are not too warm (should be room temperature), then add the egg and combine.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir gently to combine. Do not overmix. Add the apples.
- Press into the baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to cool, before cutting and serving.