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Maple Butterscotch Macadamia Blondies

Maple Butterscotch Macadamia Blondies baked in a 9 inch square pan
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Author: Cookie Madness


  • 3/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 6.8 ounces
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup 1 1/2 sticks butter, softened (6 ounces)
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar packed
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons maple extract or 3/4 vanilla and 3/4 maple
  • 1 cup or more if desired of butterscotch chips


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9 inch square metal pan with nonstick foil.
  • Toast the macadamia nuts on a rimmed baking sheet for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir the flour, baking powder, and salt together and set aside.
  • Beat the butter, brown sugar, and granulated sugar with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Reduce mixer speed and beat in eggs and extract.
  • By hand, stir in the flour mixture until just combined. Stir in the butterscotch chips and nuts.
  • Spread batter into the prepared pan and bake for 45 (check at 35) minutes, until golden brown. Let cool, then lift from pan cut into squares