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Blond Butterscotch Brownies Recipe

Blond Butterscotch Brownies Recipe

Toffee and chocolate dot the golden brown batter of these delightful brownies. I do a lot of cooking for the police officers I work with, and they always line up for these treats. —Jennifer Ann Sopko, Battle Creek, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:24 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chunks
  • 4 Heath candy bars (1.4 ounces each), coarsely chopped


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat the butter, eggs and vanilla until smooth. Stir into dry ingredients just until combined (batter will be thick).
  • 2. Spread into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with chocolate chunks and chopped candy bars; press gently into batter.
  • 3. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 brownie equals 218 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 126 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Reviews for Blond Butterscotch Brownies

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"One of my favorites"

Reviewed Jun. 2, 2015

"I made these for a family party & everyone loved them! I used 3/4 cup pre-crushed Heath bits, and substituted semisweet chocolate morsels for the chunks (because that's what I had on hand). They baked 18 minutes and were done. Excellent recipe -- a keeper!"

Reviewed Jun. 1, 2014 Edited Jun. 21, 2014

"I may have cooked them too long as the edges were a bit crunchy.. upgraded this to 5 stars, as I think they actually got better the next day!... Delicious!"

Reviewed May. 31, 2014

"they're awesome!!!"

Reviewed Apr. 25, 2014

"I love blond brownies and these sound so good! We are not Heath bar fans is there another candy bar to substitute? Would it be too much chocolate to use a Hershey bar?"

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2013

"Super yum"

Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"Used milk chocolate chips instead of chunks of chocolate and this was fantastic. I will be making these to take camping all summer long!"

Reviewed Mar. 30, 2013

"My hubby loved 'em!"

Reviewed Jan. 29, 2013

"Not sure if I did it wrong, it came out like cookie dough. It was good, sure, but it felt wrong...also I rolled it out in a cookie sheet."

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2013

"Mixture was so dry it wouldn't even clump together. So strange. I've baked for sixty years so it isn't like I don't know what I'm doing. I had to add at least 1/4 cup of milk to even get it to stay together then butter my fingers to press it into the pan. I checked the recipe a half dozen times and am sure all my ingredients were correct. The flavor was great (when I licked my fingers) but I would definitely add liquid to my mix. Can't understand why no one else seemed to have this problem. ???"

Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"My family loves these blondies. I this will be the third weekend in a row I have made them (twice last weekend). Sometime I substitute the white chocolate chips if I don't have the Heath Bars."

Reviewed Sep. 20, 2011

"Everyone loved these bars!! Awesome heated with vanilla ice cream! Taste like a restaurant dessert! I used 3/4 C. choc. chunks (1/2 pkge.) and 1/2 (pkge) Heath Toffee Bits. Plenty and I had enough left to make another batch, which I did."

Reviewed Aug. 8, 2011

"easy & delicious ....who could ask for more...just added nuts to the batter ...used pecans...excellent"

Reviewed Jul. 29, 2010

"these are delicious!!!! A new favorite recipe!"

Reviewed Jul. 19, 2010

"These were so good, and very rich. YUM! I kind of thought I was doing it wrong because the batter was REALLY REALLY THICK, but they turned out great! Mine baked in 22 minutes."

Reviewed Apr. 9, 2010

"Nice to have a different brownie recipe and these were delicious!"

Reviewed Nov. 7, 2009

"Brought to a graduation party and people raved about them. :)"

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