Flourless double chocolate brownies that are vegan, paleo, and grain-free! This easy healthy dessert calls for 8 simple ingredients and is the best ever healthy brownie recipe! Seriously perfect for any occasion.
The Best Ever Healthy Flourless Double Chocolate Brownies
Not going to lie, this is the best brownie recipe ever. I simply cannot put the pure joy these brownies bring me into words. Every bite is a chocolate party explosion in your mouth! Plus, let’s not forget to mention their incredibly soft, gooey, and dense texture! I mean…HEAVEN.
One of the best things about these brownies is the fact that it is impossible to tell they have been “health-i-fied.” I put them up to the family taste test against a regular boxed brownie and no one could tell the difference! These flourless brownies might be healthy, vegan, and gluten-free but boy are they rich and decadent!
I am a sucker for good, gooey, and delicious brownies; and these plant-based brownies hit the spot every time! They are not only rich, moist, chocolatey, and incredibly tasty, but they are perfect for kids’ birthday parties, desserts for athletes, and even a holiday bake! These flourless brownies are a must-try!
Ingredients Used for Grain-Free Brownies
You’ll only need seven simple ingredients to get this easy dessert recipe going! You probably have most of these ingredients in your pantry already. For this paleo, vegan brownie recipe, you’ll need some maple syrup, almond butter, and, of course, cocoa powder!
- Apple Sauce (Unsweetened or Sweetened)
- Maple Syrup
- Almond Butter
- Vanilla Extract
- Coconut Sugar
- Baking Soda
- Cocoa Powder
- Chocolate Chips
Substitution Options for Vegan Double Chocolate Brownies
If you find yourself missing an ingredient or two, try these! I recommend substituting no more than 1-2 ingredients.
Almond Butter – swap 1 for 1 with any nut butter!
Coconut sugar – I recommend trying light brown sugar or regular granulated sugar here!
What You’ll Need to Make Healthy Flourless Brownies
For this easy gluten-free recipe, you’ll only need a couple of kitchen tools making the clean up super easy! Plus you only need a few things to get you going, including a mixing bowl, banking tray and an oven. This healthy dessert recipe could not be any simpler!
- 8×8 Baking Tin
- Parchment paper
- One large mixing bowl
- Stirring utensil
- Measuring tools: 1 teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1/3 cup, 1/2 cup
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How to Make the Paleo Double Chocolate Brownies
This recipe is so simple and really easy to make. You’ll be in and out of the kitchen in less than 35 minutes! And all you need is baking sheet, parchment paper, a mixing bowl, and an oven.
Here, I’ll walk you through the steps to make these delicious, healthy flourless paleo brownies!
To start, preheat your oven to 350F and lightly grease or line an 8” x 8” tin with parchment paper. I like to line and grease my pan by cutting a little piece of parchment paper, placing it into the bottom of the pan, and spraying it with nonstick spray. This will make it so easy to take your healthy brownies out of the pan.
In a large bowl, add all for your ingredients, expect the chocolate chips. Mix with a spatula until fully combined. Then, gently fold in the chocolate chips, saving a few the sprinkle on top.
Using a spatula, evenly spread the batter into the greased tin and sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips and sprinkles on top.
Bake and enjoy your delicious rich vegan brownies!
I highly recommend storing them in an airtight container at room temperature for 5 -6 days!
How to Store Extra Healthy Flourless Brownies
Make extra flourless double chocolate brownies? No worries, I love to save my extras in a sealed airtight container at room temperature for 4 to 5 days or in the fridge for 5 to 6 days!
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Flourless Double Chocolate Brownies
- ½ cup apple sauce, unsweetened or sweetened
- ⅓ cup maple syrup
- ⅔ cup almond butter, creamy unsalted
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 Tbsp coconut sugar
- 1 tsp baking soda
- ⅓ cup cocoa powder
- ½ cup chocolate chips
- Preheat your oven to 350F and lightly grease and line an 8” x 8” tin with parchment paper.
- In a large mixing bowl, add apple sauce, maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract, coconut sugar, baking soda, and cocoa powder. Mix with a spatula until fully combined.
- Hand fold in chocolate chips. Save a few to sprinkle on top.
- Evenly spread the batter into the greased tin and sprinkle some chocolate chips on top.
- Bake for 30 - 35 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Let cool before serving, and enjoy!
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