Maple Butterscotch Brownies

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling


16 brownies

Updated: Oct. 21, 2023
I often make a double batch of these tasty brownies—they go fast no matter where I take them! I have baked them for family dinners and church suppers, and I always come back with an empty pan. They are easy to make and freeze well. —Grace Vonhold, Rochester, New York
Maple Butterscotch Brownies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk together flour and baking powder.
  2. In a large bowl, mix brown sugar, melted butter and maple flavoring. Beat in eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in flour mixture and walnuts. Spread into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
  3. Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 27-32 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. If desired, dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

1 brownie: 216 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 98mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.