Blonde Brownies

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A different kind of brownie – kind of like a nice soft chocolate chip cookie in a bar. Yummy!

Blonde Brownies

Joan Donogh
"Blonde" brownies are so named because they are made in the style of a brownie, but they are not (predominantly) chocolate like a brownie is.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16



  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips

Browned Butter Icing:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups icing confectioners sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • light cream



  • Melt butter, stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla.
  • In a small bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt. Add to the butter mixture and blend well. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.
  • Pour into a greased 9 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 30 minutes, until the top springs back when touched lightly. Cool.

Browned Butter Icing:

  • Put butter in a small saucepan and heat until golden brown. Remove from heat and add icing sugar, vanilla, and enough cream to make a mixture that is easy to spread.
  • Spread on cooled cake. Cut into squares.



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