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Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies by Wood and Spoon blog. These are chewy brown butter blondies spiced with cinnamon and sugar. These one-bowl treats come together in less than 30 minutes and stay moist for days. Learn how to prepare these cozy make ahead treats on thewoodandspoon.com .

With school winding down for my kiddos, we are in the whirlwind time period formally known as May. Baseball games, end of year parties, recitals, and final test grades- it’s wilder than Christmas! Since when was May even busier than December?! Today, in honor of these final days of school, I’m sharing a super easy, sharable dessert that is perfect for those last minute gatherings and gifts: brown butter snickerdoodle blondies. YUM!

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies by Wood and Spoon blog. These are chewy brown butter blondies spiced with cinnamon and sugar. These one-bowl treats come together in less than 30 minutes and stay moist for days. Learn how to prepare these cozy make ahead treats on thewoodandspoon.com .

Just How Good are These Blondies?

To put it plainly: they’re amazing. Like, slap your mama good. Over the moon good. Fragrant, soft, and chewy, these brown butter snickerdoodle blondies make the perfect make-ahead treat to prepare for all your dessert needs. Teacher gifts? Sure. End of year parties? Yep. An early summer barbecue? Oh, yeah. These simple bars are as delicious as they are easy to make, and they’re such a crowd pleaser too.

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies by Wood and Spoon blog. These are chewy brown butter blondies spiced with cinnamon and sugar. These one-bowl treats come together in less than 30 minutes and stay moist for days. Learn how to prepare these cozy make ahead treats on thewoodandspoon.com .

Using Brown Butter in Blondies

First things first: you have to know how to make the best brown butter blondies! I may be biased, but brown butter makes just about everything better. If you’re unfamiliar with the process, be sure to learn how to brown butter in my previous post. Once browned, the butter adds a unique warm taste to the blondies that regular butter cannot offer. It pairs perfectly with the cozy cinnamon sugar snickerdoodle flavor, making these brown butter blondies the easiest comfort food dessert maybe ever.

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies by Wood and Spoon blog. These are chewy brown butter blondies spiced with cinnamon and sugar. These one-bowl treats come together in less than 30 minutes and stay moist for days. Learn how to prepare these cozy make ahead treats on thewoodandspoon.com .

How to Make Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies

To make these treats, we start by browning the butter. Once golden and fragrant, we stir in the brown sugar, an egg, and vanilla extract. Next comes the dry ingredients which includes a pinch of salt and a bit of cinnamon. Finally, the dough presses into the pan before a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar tops the whole thing. The blondies bake in the oven for about 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted just barely comes out clean. Voila!

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies by Wood and Spoon blog. These are chewy brown butter blondies spiced with cinnamon and sugar. These one-bowl treats come together in less than 30 minutes and stay moist for days. Learn how to prepare these cozy make ahead treats on thewoodandspoon.com .

What to Serve with Blondies

Truth be told, I love to serve these blondies solo. They need no backup singer. But if you’re dying to make these a showstopper, here’s what you need: first, ice cream. Vanilla, to be precise. Serve it alongside a warm square of blondie. A drizzle of homemade caramel? Perhaps a sprinkling of candied nuts? Even more cinnamon sugar? Absolutely. Make it a modified sundae, and you’re good to go.

I hope you enjoy these brown butter snickerdoodle blondies. Be sure to check out a few of my other favorite blondie offerings below. Happy Wednesday and happy baking!

Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies by Wood and Spoon blog. These are chewy brown butter blondies spiced with cinnamon and sugar. These one-bowl treats come together in less than 30 minutes and stay moist for days. Learn how to prepare these cozy make ahead treats on thewoodandspoon.com .

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Bourbon Brown Butter Snickerdoodles

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Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies

These Brown Butter Snickerdoodle Blondies are chewy bars loaded with cinnamon sugar flavor and brown butter!

  • Author: Kate Wood
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12
  • Category: Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cubed into equals sized pieces
  • 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8″ square pan with foil and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Add the butter to a light-bottomed pan over medium heat. Melt the butter, stirring regularly. Once the butter is melted and has stopped sizzling as frequently, begin to whisk constantly until the butter has browned to a medium-dark hue. (See notes for help.) Remove the butter to a separate large bowl. Allow to cool briefly, about 5 minutes.
  3. Once slightly cooled, whisk the brown sugar into the brown butter. Add the eggs and the vanilla and whisk well to combine. In a separate small bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt, and ¾ teaspoons of the cinnamon. Add the dry ingredients to the brown butter mixture and fold to combine.
  4. Spread the batter into the prepared pan. Stir the remaining cinnamon and the 2 teaspoons of sugar together. Sprinkle the mixture on top of the blondie batter.  Bake in the preheated oven, about 25-30 minutes or until the edges are set and a toothpick inserted to the center just barely comes out clean.

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Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies

Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies by Wood and Spoon Blog. These are soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with a brown sugar cinnamon buttercream filling. These cookies are simple and made in the traditional way but with the added yum from extra filling. Learn how simple and fun this recipe is on thewoodandspoon.com- perfect for fall, holidays, and feeding a crowd!

I’ll be honest: the memes are true. Most of us 30-something white girls are already knee-deep in porch pumpkins and cinnamon-scented coffee drinks. Fall rolls around with all its colorful leaves and sweater weather, and we just can’t help but jump on the cozy bandwagon. Me? I tried for years to fight against the norm, stretch out summer, and keep my lattes free of any kind of spice, but I’ll admit- I’m all in now. BRING ON THE COZY. So today, I’m giving the people millennial women what they want: ultra-cozy snickerdoodle sandwich cookies.

Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies by Wood and Spoon Blog. These are soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with a brown sugar cinnamon buttercream filling. These cookies are simple and made in the traditional way but with the added yum from extra filling. Learn how simple and fun this recipe is on thewoodandspoon.com- perfect for fall, holidays, and feeding a crowd!

Hello, Fall

Last weekend, we celebrated a friend’s birthday with an outdoor dinner and bourbon tasting. With about 20 or so friendly faces and a spread of barbecue and booze, the party was destined to be a good one. In the evening, we pulled out the fire pit and even a few quilts to wrap up in as the sun went down. The evening change in weather almost surprised me- Hello, fall. Fancy seeing you here.

Later that week, my kids found a bag of marshmallows and asked for a fire of their own. We toasted s’mores spread thick with peanut butter and crunch bar candies, and Charlie remarked (from under his fuzzy blanket) that he felt cozy. He was right. All of us mildly bundled and sitting still around the mesmerizing flicker of a fire felt about as cozy as I’ve been in months. Fall does that for some of us- slower moments, closer moments, warmer moments.

Maybe that’s why fall always ends up being my favorite. I love the layers and firesides and change it brings. Just like my body welcomes the change of weather, my heart welcomes the change of pace and intimacy this season brings. Cozy, indeed.

Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies by Wood and Spoon Blog. These are soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with a brown sugar cinnamon buttercream filling. These cookies are simple and made in the traditional way but with the added yum from extra filling. Learn how simple and fun this recipe is on thewoodandspoon.com- perfect for fall, holidays, and feeding a crowd!

Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies

These snickerdoodle sandwich cookies are the ultimate in cozy. Soft, chewy, cinnamon-scented cookies and a textured brown sugar and cinnamon butter cream filling- honestly, perfection. These cookies were inspired by my favorite cinnamon sugar cake , and I love the added oomph a sandwich cookie offers.

These cookies are smaller in diameter, but pretty thick. If you’re serving more than a small crowd, you can easily double (or triple!) with little time added. Consider this your perfect fireside chat kind of a cookie- warm, cozy, and totally delicious.

I hope you get a chance the make these snickerdoodle sandwich cookies. In the meantime, happy Tuesday and happy baking!

Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies by Wood and Spoon Blog. These are soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with a brown sugar cinnamon buttercream filling. These cookies are simple and made in the traditional way but with the added yum from extra filling. Learn how simple and fun this recipe is on thewoodandspoon.com- perfect for fall, holidays, and feeding a crowd!
Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies by Wood and Spoon Blog. These are soft and chewy snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with a brown sugar cinnamon buttercream filling. These cookies are simple and made in the traditional way but with the added yum from extra filling. Learn how simple and fun this recipe is on thewoodandspoon.com- perfect for fall, holidays, and feeding a crowd!

If you like these snickerdoodle sandwich cookies, you should try:

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Sugar Cookie Double Doozies
Cinnamon Sugar Cake
Mini Cinnamon Rolls

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Snickerdoodle Sandwich Cookies

These snickerdoodle sandwich cookies feature two thick and chewy cookies sandwiched with a brown sugar and cinnamon buttercream!

  • Author: Kate Wood
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 14
  • Category: Dessert

Ingredients

For the cookies:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 11/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For rolling the cookies:

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¾ teaspoons cinnamon

For the filling:

  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoons milk, as needed.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and line two rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside and begin making the cookies.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar together on medium speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the egg and vanilla extract, stirring to combine. Add the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. Stir on low just until combined.
  3. In a small separate bowl, combine the sugar and cinnamon for rolling the cookies. Use a small cookie scoop to portion out 2 teaspoon sized rounds of dough. Roll quickly in your hands and toss in the sugar mixture. Repeat this process with all the cookie dough, spacing the balls out 2 teaspoons apart on the parchment lined pans. Bake the one at a time in the preheated oven for about 9 minutes, or until the edges of the cookies are set and the tops are beginning to crack. Allow to cool completely.
  4. Once cool, make the filling. Combine all the ingredients except for the milk in a medium-sized bowl and stir on low to combine into a thick, clumpy mixture. Add the milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, until it has smoothed into a thick buttercream. Spread a small dollop (or pipe!) of buttercream on half of the cookies and sandwich the filling with a second cookie. I like to allow my cookies to set in the fridge, covered, for about 20 minutes prior to enjoying.

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