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Whiskey Maple Blondies

Apple Blondies with Maple Whiskey Glaze for Autumn

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Apple blondies with maple whiskey glaze just for adults? I have a simple formula for desserts. Some sweets are for kids while others are for adults. For instance, brownies are for kids, and blondies are for adults. Especially if that blondie is my absolute favorite apple blondies with whisky glaze, these blondies are sensual.
4 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Bars
Cuisine American
Servings 16 bars
Calories 355 kcal



Blondie Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup butter unsalted, sweet cream, softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar light
  • 2 eggs large
  • tsps pure vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • cups pecans chopped

Apple Filling

Whiskey Maple Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • tbsp whiskey bourbon
  • ½ tbsp milk any milk will work
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp Maple Syrup 100% (not artificial)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9" x 9" baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Using a medium bowl, toss the apple filling ingredients together until combined.
  • Using a large bowl, whisk the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon until combined.
  • Using a large bowl, beat the butter, brown sugar, sugar, eggs, and vanilla until combined.
  • Gradually beat in the dry ingredients until a batter forms.
  • Fold in the chopped pecans and apples.
  • Spread the batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool slightly.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk all the glaze ingredients together until combined and smooth.
  • Spread evenly over the blondies and allow the glaze to harden.
  • Cut and Enjoy.


If you are looking for a non-alcoholic variation you can use one of the ideas below to adapt the glaze to your liking.
Non-Alcohol Substitutions 
For 2 tablespoons of whiskey, you can substitute:
  • 2 teaspoons of Bourbon extract or non-alcoholic vanilla extract.
  • You can find Bourbon extract in the spice section of most grocery stores or purchase it online at Amazon: Bourbon Whiskey Extract.
  • OR -1 teaspoon rum or brandy extract plus 1 1/2 tablespoons of sparkling apple cider, sparkling cranberry juice, or sparkling grape juice.


Serving: 1barSodium: 256mgCalcium: 41mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 401IUSugar: 30gFiber: 2gPotassium: 116mgCholesterol: 51mgCalories: 355kcalTrans Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 8gFat: 19gProtein: 3gCarbohydrates: 44gIron: 1mg
Keyword apple slices, blondies, whiskey glaze
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