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Apple Crisp Blondies

These Apple Crisp Blondies are an apple crisp bar with a blondie base -- the perfect combo of chewy blondie, tender apples, and crispy streusel!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 servings
Calories 385kcal
Author Ashley Fehr



  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup all purpose flour (130g)


  • 3-4 medium apples chopped (peel or no peel -- up to you!) - about 1 lb or 3 cups chopped
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup large oats
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  • Line an 8x8" pan with parchment paper and spray with non stick spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • For the blondies:In a large bowl, melt the butter. Stir in sugar. Stir in remaining ingredients (through flour). Spread into prepared pan.
  • Bake 15 minutes while you preparing the topping.
  • For the topping:Combine apples, brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon in the same bowl you used to make the blondies. Microwave for 5 minutes on high. Stir and set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, oats, flour and cinnamon until crumbly (I use my fingers, but you could use a fork or pastry cutter).
  • When blondies have baked 15 minutes, spread with apples, and top the apples with the streusel. Press down gently. Bake another 18-20 minutes.
  • Place on a wire rack and cool to room temperature, then chill in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours before removing from the pan and slicing.


*For these photos I made a simple glaze to drizzle over. Simply combine 1 tablespoon milk with 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and stir in 1 tablespoon of powdered icing sugar at a time until you reach desired consistency (I used 4 tablespoons).


Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 141mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 517IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg