Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies

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Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies-chewy blondies with butterscotch chips, salted caramel, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Top with ice cream and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce for an extra special dessert. 

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

Caleb and Maxwell are complete opposites when it comes to looks. Caleb was born with lots of black hair and now has a full head of dark brown hair. He also has dark brown eyes. Maxwell has blonde hair and bright blue eyes. I like to say I have a brownie and a blondie. It works because they are both super sweet:) And of course I compare my boys to desserts. I am always thinking about sweets:)

Today, I am sharing my new favorite blondie recipe, Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies. I made these blondies because after calling Maxwell my little blondie I started craving blondies and had to bake a pan. Unfortunately, Maxwell couldn’t help me eat the blondies, he is still too little, but you can thank him for this amazing recipe. He is my blondie inspiration! 🙂

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondie Recipe on Chewy blondies with butterscotch chips and salted caramel sauce. This easy blondie recipe is perfect for parties, potlucks, or every day dessert!

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

I love making blondies because they are easy to mix up and are made in a pan. You know I love my cookies, but sometimes it is nice to take a break from rolling cookie dough balls. With blondies, you just press the dough into one pan and you are good to go!

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

Maxwell was the main inspiration for these blondies, but I was also inspired by a jar of salted caramel sauce in the fridge and an opened bag of butterscotch chips I had leftover from making these cookies. I decided to put both to use and make Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies.

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

If you like sweets, these blondies are for you! They are super sweet and super delicious. The blondies are chewy, buttery, and packed with brown sugar and butterscotch goodness. The gooey layer of salted caramel sauce is a pleasant surprise. It takes the blondies from yum to YUM!!!!!

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies

And if you are feeling extra naughty, go ahead and add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce. If the blondie is warm, even better. You will be in dessert heaven. You probably won’t want to leave  so take the entire pan of blondies with you and enjoy dessert heaven. It is a magical place!

When Maxwell gets older I will have to make him Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies. I am sure he will like them. He has to, he is my little blondie!

Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies Recipe

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Salted Caramel Butterscotch Blondies

Chewy blondies with butterscotch chips, salted caramel, and a sprinkling of sea salt. Top with ice cream and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce for an extra special treat!
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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and sea salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix the melted butter and sugars together until combined. Add the egg, egg yolk, and vanilla extract and mix until smooth. Slowly add the dry ingredients and mix on low, just until combined. Stir in the butterscotch chips.
  • Press half of the dough evenly into the prepared pan, smoothing the top with the spatula. Drizzle salted caramel sauce over the dough. Top with remaining dough and evenly spread out using a spatula. It's ok if some of the caramel sauce peeks through. Sprinkle blondies with sea salt.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the top of the bars are light golden brown and the edges start to pull away from the pan. Cool bars on a wire rack to room temperature. Cut blondies into squares and serve.
  • Note-these blondies are good served with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce.

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Haha, you have a blondie and a brownie. I get it. Still laughing. And I always think the first 2 kids in any family are total opposites in personality too, not just looks! I know mine are. Anyhow, these blondies look really good. I never think there are enough recipes that use butterscotch. Not to mention caramel on top.

  2. The gooey factor of these blondies looks OUT OF CONTROL.
    And really, is there any other way it should be? Loving all that caramel goodness – pinned!

  3. I could really go for some of these, especially with the ice cream and caramel sauce!

  4. So cute you called them your blondie and brownie! I’m sure they along with everyone else will love these blondies!

  5. Oh my gosh these look SO good. My favorite way to eat blondies, gooey with butterscotch and caramel!

  6. I hope my next baby is a blondie like me! It’s so not fair when mom’s do all the work carrying the baby and giving birth and they come out looking just like dad. In the meantime I think I can make these blondies for myself considering I’m a blondie… 🙂

  7. I am a huge fan of pan cookies—and any with caramel go to the top of my baking list! These look amazing!

  8. Your little blondie is in for a big treat when he’s old enough to eat sweets! 🙂

    That layer of salted caramel sauce? Oh boy. They look unbelievably good!

  9. I’m thankful for your little blondie for inspiring you to make these. Because these look insane in such a gooey, delicious way. YUM! Can’t wait to try ’em!

  10. Wow. These look delicious. I love that scoop of ice cream on top. It really adds a nice, creamy component to this dessert. 😀

  11. These sound so amazing!! Butterscotch and caramel are a match made in heaven. Your boys remind me of me and my siblings. All 4 of them are dark skin and dark hair- I’m pale with blonde hair 🙂

  12. At summer camp, butterscotch blondies were always my absolute favorite. Why do I have a feeling these might top the camp version, by just a tad? I can’t wait to try them!

  13. I made these for dessert yesterday subbing my gluten free flour blend for the regular flour. The blondies were amazing. Will definitely be making these again!!!

  14. 5 stars
    I loveeeee these and one of the biggest dessert hits ever, but want to make some in advance… do these freeze ok and do they double well?