Vegan Walnut Blondies

Many blondie recipes call for vanilla extract, but the almond extract in this recipe gives this sweet treat a wonderful warm, rich flavor you’re going to love.

Serves: 16Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • ½ cup water
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • 4 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, divided

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix ¼ cup flour with water in a medium saucepan. Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat until mixture has a thick, paste-like consistency. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  • Whisk together remaining flour and baking powder and set aside.
  • With a wooden spoon, beat sugars, salt, and almond extract into the cooked flour mixture. Add the melted margarine and mix well. Then stir in the dry flour mixture. Fold in ¾ cup walnuts.
  • Spread batter evenly in a lightly greased 8" × 8" pan. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons walnuts on top and bake for 20–25 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

Recipe Information

Serves: 16

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • ½ cup water
  • 1½ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. almond extract
  • 4 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, divided

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix ¼ cup flour with water in a medium saucepan. Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat until mixture has a thick, paste-like consistency. Remove from heat and cool completely.
  • Whisk together remaining flour and baking powder and set aside.
  • With a wooden spoon, beat sugars, salt, and almond extract into the cooked flour mixture. Add the melted margarine and mix well. Then stir in the dry flour mixture. Fold in ¾ cup walnuts.
  • Spread batter evenly in a lightly greased 8" × 8" pan. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons walnuts on top and bake for 20–25 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium110mg
Total Carbohydrate21g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars13g
Protein2g