There will be no "blonde" jokes when you serve these moist chewy blondies at your next get-together. They are rich and chewy like their chocolate counterparts. You may serve them untopped or make a cream cheese icing to dress them up and take them out. If you use salted nuts, there is a craveworthy sweet and saltiness like a salted caramel. You will be asked for this recipe again and again!
1Grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
2In a microwave safe large bowl, add 2 sticks butter and brown sugar. Microwave on high. Remove from microwave and stir until butter and sugar are melted and gooey. Cool to room temperature.
3Slightly beat eggs and stir into brown sugar and butter. Add in vanilla. Add the flour mixture into this mixture all at once and stir rapidly with a large spoon or spatula just until blended. Do not over stir. Fold in butterscotch chips and nuts.
4Spoon and smooth into prepared baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick tests clean. Cool in pan.
5Cream Cheese Icing:
In a medium bowl with mixer at meduim speed,beat together cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat for one minute or until frosting is of desired consistency.
6Frost the top of cooled blondies with cream cheese icing and sprinkle top with chopped nuts. Cut into small squares. Tightly wrap and refrigerate leftovers.