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4.70 from 10 votes

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


  • 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

  • Peel, core and chop apples into small pieces, then place into a medium mixing bowl.
  • Add lemon juice and stir. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla together until creamy.
  • Pour melted butter into mixture and beat until smooth.
  • 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.
  • With a spatula, stir flour mixture into sugar mixture and stir until combined, then fold in apples and walnuts.Stir until well coated.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish and smooth evenly.

For the Streusel Topping

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


Recipe adapted from anniesnoms.com