Hello Friends! Well it’s the baking season! I love all of the apple and pumpkin recipes out there…. I made some delicious Apple-Butterscotch Brownies for dessert the other day and thought I would share the recipe with you. It’s an easy recipe and most likely you’ll find that you already have most of the ingredients in your pantry.
1 cup chopped Pecans
2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
1 cup butter, melted
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups peeled and diced Granny Smith apples ( about 1 1/2 lb)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
Stir together brown sugar and next 3 ingredients.
Stir together flour and next 2 ingredients; add to brown sugar mixture, and stir until blended. Stir in apples and pecans. Pour mixture into a greased and floured 13 x 9 inch pan; spread in an even layer.
Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely ( about 1 hour). Cut into bars.
Side note: I substituted walnuts for the recipe and used a mixture of Granny Smith and Gala apples I had on hand…..turned out delish. Recipe adapted from Southern Living Magazine / September 2011 issue.