Fresh Apple Brownies

Kathie Carr


I got this recipe at a local apple festival a couple of years ago. These cookie bars are not overly sweet and the chunks of apple in them makes them chewy, fresh, and delicious.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
30 Min


  • 2/3 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 large
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    peeled chopped apples
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts (optional)
  • ·
    powdered sugar

How to Make Fresh Apple Brownies


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    Cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing well. Add flour, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Stir well. Stir in apples and nuts.
  2. Spread batter into a greased 9 by 13 inch baking pan. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until brownies test done with a toothpick and slightly browned on top.

    Cool completely. Dust top of the brownies with powdered sugar and cut into 24 squares.

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About Fresh Apple Brownies

Course/Dish: Cookies

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