Grandma's Secret Apple Brownies!

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Jessica Harrington

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@Jessicah

My grandmother used to make these all the time for me when I was young. She finally gave me the recipe and I have been making them since! They are super moist and just incredible. Have one in the morning with your coffee or warm one up and place vanilla ice cream on top for dessert!

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These apple bars belong smack-dab in the delicious intersection of breakfast and dessert... the two most important meals of the day! We're not sure if these are classified a brownie. To us, they have the texture of a brownie. But they're divine. Once baked, a sugary crust forms on top. There are bits of tender apples and cinnamon in every bite. Yum! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 103 votes

Comments:
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 c
    apples
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/3 c
    orange juice
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp
    salt

How to Make Grandma's Secret Apple Brownies!

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour 9x13 pan.
  2. Peel and core about 3 to 4 apples. Finely chop apples (you want the pieces small).
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Whisk together.
  4. Add eggs, oil, and orange juice. Mix well. I use a wooden spoon to mix.
  5. Fold in diced apples (the batter will be thick).
  6. Spread into the prepared baking pan.
  7. Bake at 325 for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  8. Eat and enjoy!

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