There is never anyone more important to cook or bake for than my family. That may just be my own opinion. Around the holidays I will bake more than usual. This recipe is one of my favorite because of the delicious macadamia nuts included in the mix. I forever have loved Macadamia nuts in cookies now you must try them in these delicious blondies brownies.
Maple Butterscotch Macadamia Nut Blondies (Adapted from Whole Foods)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
12 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs
1 1/2 teaspoons maple extract
1 1/2 cups butterscotch chips
3/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
Preheat the oven to 350
In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and salt. Now in another bowl a bit larger mix butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar til light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Mix til all combined. Stir in the maple extract Add the dry mixture and stir with a wooden spoon just til combined. Fold in chips and nuts.
Fill a 9" baking pan that has been coated with nonstick spray. Spread mixture evenly in the pan. Bake til golden and test done when toothpick placed in center comes out clean. This may take between 25 to 35 minutes. Cool on wire rack