Browned Butter Blondies

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2019, America's Test Kitchen TV

Most blondies have a one-note sweetness and too many (and the wrong kind of) mix-ins. We wanted ours to be chewy, complex, and full of nutty, butterscotchy goodness.

SERVESMakes 24 Blondies

TIME1¼ hours, plus 2 hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a blondie that's chewy but not too sweet, we found that you can't simply swap in a cookie dough or brownie batter. Using melted rather than creamed butter made for a blondie that was dense and chewy instead of cakey. To boost the blondi...

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