Skillet Blondie with Bourbon Caramel Pecans
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
This easy Skillet Blondie with Bourbon Caramel Pecans is thick and chewy, studded with pecans, then topped with the most luscious bourbon caramel!
Course: Dessert
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Countryside Cravings
Ingredients
  • BLONDIE:
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons whiskey or bourbon
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease an 8" cast iron skillet with butter, set aside.
  2. BLONDIE: In a large bowl combine the brown sugar, butter, egg and vanilla. Add in the flour, baking powder and salt. Stir just until combined. Gently fold in the chopped pecans. Spread into prepared skillet and bake for 18-20 minutes.
  3. TOPPING: Meanwhile in a large medium skillet cook the pecans, brown sugar and butter for 2-3 minutes over medium low heat until bubbly and sugar has dissolved. Stir in the whiskey or bourbon and remove from heat. Stir in cream. Spoon on top of baked blondie.
Recipe Notes

If you don't have a cast iron skillet you can make this in a pie plate. It will be a little thinner and start checking the blondie at 15 minutes.