Apple-Butterscotch Brownies

October 2, 2012 by 26 Comments

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.


savvy southern style , between naps on the porch


26 Responses to “Apple-Butterscotch Brownies”
  1. Those look delicious! Such great photograpy too! Will you make these for me sometime?
    Big hugs,

  2. These look amazing, I think I should make them! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

    Melissa @ The Alchemist

  3. Mariel says:

    Ooooh, nice! I love the butterscotch/apple combo. I had to pin this! I would love to have you stop by ‘Or so she says…’ today and share some of your great ideas with my readers! The ‘Your Great Idea’ link party runs every Sat through Tuesday. Hope to see you there!

  4. Moni, these looks scrumptious! I love how apples make baked goods so moist and full of flavor! I am making these this week. I have all the ingredients. My family will love me for making these!
    Thanks for sharing this beautiful sweet treat at ON THE MENU MONDAY! YUMMY!

  5. Patricia says:

    This sounds so good I can smell them from here.

  6. Brandi says:

    great recipe! your brownies look so good and moist.

  7. Linderhof says:

    Looks really good and what a clever brownie for October!

  8. Jenny says:

    Mmm…those look so good!

  9. heidi says:

    Wow, this look great. I’ve never seen a combination like this. I can’t wait to try it. Apple season is my favorite.

  10. Karen says:

    Oh my goodness! I declare I gained 5 pounds just looking at this! Hope to try it soon!

  11. Kim says:

    These have to be scrumptious. I must make some even though my waistline could do without.

  12. These brownies sound amazing! I love baking with apples!!
    Thanks so much for joining in at Mom’s Test Meal Mondays!

  13. These look delicious. If you would like to stop by my blog Recipe for Life and check out some of my family favorite recipes at I would love exchanging some recipes with you.
    Deborah H. Bateman-Author

  14. katherine says:

    these are worth every calorie that is in them! they were wonderful. don’t skip the step on roasting the pecans. it adds to the recipe.

  15. Dina says:

    We made these last night but they just never fully cooked, the middle was so mushy…did you have this problem? How long did you cook yours for? The taste was wonderful but just not convinced I’ll try them again.

  16. di @ musings says:

    Mmm, these sound and look delicious. Can’t wait to try this recipe…pin worthy!

  17. Kathy Moody says:

    Oh, these look so delicious! What a great combination. They look so beautiful, too! Thank you so much for sharing this week at A Bouquet of Talent. Love having you!! 🙂

  18. Liz says:

    These sound great and I love the combination. 🙂

  19. Savannah says:

    These look so delicious and moist. I am delighted to have a new apple recipe to try. Thanks for sharing!

  20. These look scrumptious! And you photo is beautiful! I am featuring these at the Back For Seconds Social tonight. Congratulations!!

  21. Winnie says:

    Such delicious looking brownies!
    I would actually call them blondies…. but no matter the name- I’d looooooove to eat them


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