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Apple Cinnamon Blondies Recipe

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This easy Apple Cinnamon Blondies recipe is one of my favorite fall treats. The flavors of the season imbue every single bite. They are perfect for sack lunches, after-school snacks, tailgating and game day treats. Truly, delicious all season long!

Side view of apple cinnamon blondies in a white tray with apples in the background

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I can’t wait for you to try these Apple Cinnamon Blondies. They’re a perfectly seasonal, wonderfully snack-able way to bake with your favorite fall flavors in a way that is so much more portable than, say, a Slow Cooker Apple Crisp.

They don’t last long in my family, so perhaps once you’ve tried them once next time, you might want to make a double batch?

Squares of Apple Cinnamon Blondies with an apple and cinnamon sticks in the background

Kitchen Tools Needed for Blondies

This simple recipe can be made in one bowl with a spoon. No need for stand mixers or electric mixers! Here are the kitchen tools I use when making these apple blondies:

  • Mixing bowls
  • Whisk to combine melted butter and wet ingredients
  • Spatula to incorporate the dry ingredients and fold in the apple
  • Pairing knife to chop the apple
  • 9 x 9-inch nonstick baking pan

Frequently Asked Questions

What variety of apples should I use in these blondies?

I love Golden Delicious apples but Pink Lady and Fuji are also really good. Did you know there are 2,500 varieties in the United States alone? It can be challenging to know which apple works best for certain recipes. Allrecipes.com has an excellent article answering the question, How to Choose the Best Apples for Baking and Cooking.

How many apples will I need?

I use one large baking apple in the recipe and often leave it unpeeled. However, that’s up to you and your preferences.

Close up of a tray of Apple Cinnamon Blondies

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Side view of apple cinnamon blondies in a white tray with apples in the background

Apple Cinnamon Blondies Recipe

Apple Cinnamon Blondies are one of my favorite fall treats. The flavors of the season imbue every single bite. Perfect for lunch sacks, after school snacks, tailgating and game day treats!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 24 servings
Author: Stephanie Wilson

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter melted (2 sticks)
  • 1 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • large baking apple chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350℉ and grease a 9 x 9-inch or 8 x 8-inch square baking pan and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together cooled melted butter and brown sugar. Then whisk in the eggs and vanilla.
  • With a spatula, mix in the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, and salt until combined. Fold in the apples.
  • Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until it is light brown and a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out with moist crumbs attached. Transfer to a rack to cool completely. Cut into 24 squares.

Notes

I love Golden Delicious apples in this recipe, but Pink Lady and Fuji are also really good.

Nutrition

Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 216mg | Potassium: 39mg | Fiber: 0.4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 257IU | Vitamin C: 0.005mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Course: Baking
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, apple blondies, blondies, cinnamon, fall, fall baking

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