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Apple Streusel Blondies

Course Blondies, Desserts
Author Terri


For the Apple Blondies

  • 1 cup 2 sticks butter, melted
  • 4 apples, peeled, chopped into small pieces (I used Granny Smith)
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 1/2 cups all purposed flour
  • 1/2 cups walnuts, chopped into small pieces

For the Streusel Topping

  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all purposed flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 stick, 4 Tbs butter, cut into small pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and grease a 13 x 9 inch glass baking dish, line with parchment paper, lightly spray with non stick spray, set aside.

For the Apple Blondies

  1. Peel, core and chop apples into small pieces, then place into a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Add lemon juice and stir. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla together until creamy.
  4. Pour melted butter into mixture and beat until smooth.
  5. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt together. Take 1/4 cup of flour mixture and sprinkle on top of apples, stir to coat.
  6. With a spatula, stir flour mixture into sugar mixture and stir until combined, then fold in apples and walnuts.Stir until well coated.
  7. Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish and smooth evenly.

For the Streusel Topping

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk brown sugar, flour, cinnamon together.
  2. Add cold butter and using a pastry blender, or a fork, mix until crumbly.
  3. Sprinkle evenly on top of blondies and place in the oven.
  4. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until tooth pick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Remove from oven and let cool in baking dish for 30 minutes.
  6. After 30 minutes, remove, slice, top with vanilla ice cream (optional).
  7. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from anniesnoms.com