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


  • 1 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1⁄2 cup water
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp. almond extract
  • 4 Tbsp. vegan margarine, melted
  • 3⁄4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, divided


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix 1⁄4 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 3⁄4 cup walnuts.
  • Spread batter evenly in a lightly greased 8-inch square pan. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons walnuts on top and bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool and cut into squares.