Blondie bars can occasionally be referenced to as “blonde brownies.”
They have the chewy gooeyness of a brownie, though they are not made with cocoa powder, but rather with the rich flavor of vanilla and sweetness of brown sugar.
Using brown sugar in blondie bars makes them chewy, soft and dense.
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Did you know that Blondies and including Brownies can also be called cookie bars.
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Cookies, as we know them are typically baked as small single circular discs on a baking sheet.
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A cookie bar or bar cookie on the other hand, is a cookie recipe that is baked in a rectangular pan and then cut into bars.
So it could be said, “Cookie bars are a fantastic way to enjoy the deliciousness of cookies without all the hassle.”
These Apple Toffee Pecan Blondie Bars are filled with the sweetness of apples and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg. Then topped with pecans and toffee bites.
Apple Toffee Pecan Blondie Bars
2 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
2 fuji or gala apples, peeled, cored, chopped (makes about 3 cups)
1 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
1 cup English toffee bits
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Brush with butter a 8×8 inch baking pan.
In a large bowl blend together eggs, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, and butter and apples and mix in well.
In a second bowl sift together flour, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Whisk the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just combined.
Pour into baking dish and spread evenly. Mix together toffee bites and chopped pecans. Sprinkle evenly over cake batter.
Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
Cool completely before cutting into squares and serving.
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