Friday, October 2, 2009

Molly's Apple Brownies

I got this recipe from a college friend who comes from an entire family of fantastic cooks!

These Apple Brownies are different than any other apple "cake" I've had. The tops were crunchy and crackly and the inside was moist and more apple than cake! Molly's Apple Brownies is the perfect recipe to use up those apples you picked!

(Hint: These brownies would be super, duper delicious served still warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!!)


1 cup melted butter (I used canola oil)
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
4 large apples, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup nuts (optional)
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons cinnamon (the second time I made these, I also added 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg...I like cinnamon and nutmeg with apples!)

Beat all ingredients together. Pour into a greased/sprayed 9 x 13" pan. Bake at 350 for about 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Enjoy!

Recommend: YES

Need some other apple ideas?

Mmmm, try Krista's Fried Apples! She used any leftovers to top waffles for breakfast! YUM!

Mommy's Kitchen used her apples in Paula Deen's Iron Skillet Apple Crisp - and we all know a Paula recipe can't be bad!

And, of course, if you're still wondering what to do with those apples, I'm sure the man in your house wouldn't complain if you turned them into a pie!

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Melissa said...

Those look really different and delicious. Seems as though everyone is baking with apples this week. :)

AngiDe said...

Hi, visiting from SITS!
Those apple brownies look divine!! I might have to try it out!

I hope you'll come by and check out my GIVEAWAY going on!


love lives in the kitchen said...

oh i'll try it fo sure! looks delicious!
have a great weekend!

Anonymous said...

These are some great apple recipes -now I'll know what to do with all those apples I picked last weekend!

glenna said...

THANKS for stopping by my blog! Now I've found you and your wonderful Molly's Apple Brownies! Tis the season for apples and this recipe looks good!

Lisa Anne said...

Those look to die for!! YUM!!!

Missy said...

Those brownies look delicious!

Stopping by from SITS.

Anonymous said...

I've never heard of apple brownies before but now I must try them. They look delicious!!

Mikki said...

This recipe looks DELICIOUS!!
Just stopping by via Hidden Valley's blog - great place you have here. Hope to be back by to visit!

Beth said...

Oh my gosh I HAVE to make these. I'm starving now and need these, thanks for the recipe!

Anonymous said...

I tried to make these but they came out more like cake than brownies. Any suggestions/tips?

A Cooking Bookworm said...

They do turn out more like a dense, moist cake over typical 'brownie' texture. If I have plenty of apples, they seem less cakey...but other than that, I think it's just the way the recipe is supposed to be!

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