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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Brownie OVERLOAD...not necessarily chocolate!

When you see or hear the word 'brownie', two things possibly come to mind. 'Brownie' Girl Scouts and the old-fashioned chocolate brownie. Now, I would dare say the latter is more likely to be at the top of the list. For today's foodie fun, the word of the day is brownie but instead of chocolate, this brownie oozes brown sugary butterscotch.

May 9 is...

 National Butterscotch Brownie Day
 Chewy Butterscotch Brownies Recipe
Traditional butterscotch brownies, also known as "blondies," pack the sweetness without the caffeine kick of chocolate. They are made with a brown sugar base and baked like any dessert bar. Concerned if your brownies might turn out a little bitter? Never fear - the brown sugar will take you away on a wave of sweetness! Recipes can vary slightly to being quite different. Here are a few from which you can make a choice...

~Recipe Time~
 Butterscotch Brownies (Recipe)
No chocolate in this recipe, which is typical for the true 'butterscotch'.
Butterscotch Brownies (Recipe)
Toffee and chocolate dot the golden brown batter of these delightful brownies.

Butterscotch Brownies Extra Crispy (Recipe)
These crispy treats are sweet like a rich, thick cookie!

 Butterscotch Brownies Chewy & Sweet (Recipe)

 Tasty vegan butterscotch brownie recipe that really works!

 Double Butterscotch Brownies (Recipe)
Double the pleasure!

 For something a little different...


Butterscotch Brownie Cake! (Recipe)

Have your cake & eat it, too! 

'Blondie' OVERLOAD Cupcakes (Recipe)

Butterscotch brownies are sometimes called "blondies" because of their caramel color, rather than the traditional dark chocolate brown.

 For those who wish to 'see' how its made rather than reading a recipe...


Is your mouth watering yet?