What Is the Recipe for Paula Deen's Blonde Brownies?

What Is the Recipe for Paula Deen's Blonde Brownies?

To make Paula Deen's blonde brownies, known as Aunt Glennis's Blonde Brownies from "The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook," begin with beating three eggs and 8 tablespoons of butter together, adding 16 ounces of brown sugar, then 2 cups self-rising and 1 tablespoon of vanilla together and mixing well. Next, fold in walnuts or pecans, chocolate chips, and coconut. Bake at 375 degrees in a 9x13 pan for 25 to 30 minutes.

Aunt Glennis's Blonde Brownies

The recipe for Paula Deen's blonde brownies yields 15 to 20 servings.

Prep time: 10 min.

Cook time: 30 min.

Total time: 40 min.


  • 3 eggs
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 16 ounces brown sugar
  • 2 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • 1 cup coconut, shredded (optional)
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  1. Prepare oven and baking pan
  2. Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease and flour a 9x13 baking pan. Set aside.

  3. Combine eggs, butter, flour and vanilla extract
  4. In a large mixing bowl, beat three eggs and 8 tablespoons of butter together. Stir in 16 ounces of brown sugar. Add 2 cups of self rising flour gradually, and stir gently to combine. Add 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract and continue to stir.

  5. Fold in chocolate chips, coconut and nuts
  6. Fold in 2 cups of chopped walnuts or chopped pecans, 1 cup of shredded coconut, and 6 ounces of semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips into the large mixing bowl.

  7. Bake
  8. Add to pan and bake at 375 F for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. When cooled, cut the brownie into squares and serve.