Pecan Blondies



  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 3/4 pecans, roughly chopped


1. Preheat oven to 350°. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan with cooking spray; line with parchment (to overhang on two sides) and lightly coat parchment.

2. Combine flour, 1/2 cup oats, sugar, and salt in the bowl of a food processor; pulse until oats are finely ground. Add butter, oil, juice, egg, and vanilla; pulse until combined.

3. Transfer batter to prepared pan; sprinkle with pecans and remaining 1/4 cup oats. Bake until edges pull away from sides of pan, 25 to 30 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely; cut into 16 (2- by 2-inch) squares.

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  • Yield: Makes 16 squares ( 1 serving: One 2-inch square)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 124
Fat per serving: 6.5g (sat 2.2g, mono 2.1g, poly 1.8g)
Cholesterol per serving: 19mg
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 15g
Sugars per serving: 10g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Sodium per serving: 81mg
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