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Maple Butterscotch Brownies Recipe
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Maple Butterscotch Brownies Recipe

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Generally, I'll make a double recipe of these brownies—they go so fast no matter where I take them! I've baked them for family dinners and church suppers, and never had any left over. They're very easy besides plus both keep and freeze well. I've been cooking since I was 10. My husband is retired, and we have four grown children.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons imitation maple flavoring
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 216 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 98 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, cream the brown sugar, butter and maple flavoring until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine flour and baking powder; add to egg mixture. Stir in nuts.
  2. Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Bake at 350° for 27-32 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar if desired. Cut into bars. Yield: 16 brownies.
Originally published as Maple Butterscotch Brownies in Country Woman January/February 1994, p33

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2015

"Delicious and not overly sweet"

Reviewed Oct. 9, 2013

"These are scrumptious! I didn't/wouldn't change a thing. Moist, delicious, simple and quick. Just perfect."

Reviewed Jan. 24, 2012

"These brownies are definitely a winner at our house and everyone I've made them really enjoys them. You can find Maple Flavoring at Whole Foods Market. I double the recipe & bake in a large cookie sheet with parchment paper on the bottom."

Reviewed Mar. 12, 2011

"I will probably make this again, but as a cake instead of brownies. It would be really good with caramel frosting, but it is way too cakey for my taste by itself."

Reviewed Oct. 2, 2010

"I entered these in our local county fair and took home third place. I was excited, this was the first time I had ever enter the food section. I was the only guy who entered but there were several entries in this category. I think if the judges had tasted them I might have taken home first. I will be making these again!"

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