Looking for a decadent but healthy treat? Try these Paleo Salted Almond Butter Brownies! Gluten and grain free but packed with chocolate – these are going to be your new favorite dessert!
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Brownies make the world a better place. Don’t you agree? I don’t know who invented them, but I would love to personally thank them because they are hands down my favorite dessert + total guilty pleasure.
I have basically no self control when it comes to brownies, and I’m the type of person that usually with cut a square out of the pan, and then cut an edge of of whats left in the pan, and then another edge.. and another.. until half the pan of brownies is missing. Oops. (I know you’ve totally done this too!)
All things chocolate have + probably always will be my favorite. Whenever there is a dessert menu, I always turn to the chocolate option, and I feel like no day is complete without my little nightly square of dark chocolate. It makes me happy + tastes so darn good. (This one is my fav, btw)
Over the years I’ve tried loooots of brownies, and even though the boxed ones are OK in a pinch.. there is nothing better than making them from scratch. (And let’s be real.. real butter + sugar are great too.. but these Paleo Salted Almond Butter Brownies don’t have that) There’s no comparison to a homemade brownie that’s gooey in the middle + crackly on top with lots of chocolate chunks. They’re the best!
While these Paleo Salted Almond Butter Brownies aren’t the same as a real deal brownie with oodles of sugar and fat – they’re pretty darn delicious. They’re super fudgey, packed with chocolate, easy to make, and taste amazing. They feel sophisticated because they’re made with almond butter and have sea salt sprinkled on them.. and basically – what I’m telling you, is you need to make them.
These would be the perfect paleo Valentine’s Day dessert or treat for anyone that you love in your life. Cause what better gift is there besides chocolate?! Here’s the recipe…
Paleo Salted Almond Butter Brownies
Looking for a decadent but healthy treat? Try these Paleo Salted Almond Butter Brownies! Gluten and grain free but packed with chocolate - these are going to be your new favorite dessert!
- 1 cup almond butter, melted
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup honey
- 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips
- 1 tbsp almond butter - for drizzling
- 1/2 tbsp coarse sea salt
Preheat oven to 350
In a bowl, mix together almond butter, eggs, honey, coconut oil and vanilla extract.
Stir in cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and chocolate chips to wet ingredients
Pour batter in a greased 8x8 baking dish. Drizzle with additional almond butter + sea salt.
Bake at 350 for 30 minutes until edges start to brown. To test if cooked, stick a toothpick in the center of the batter, it should come out clean.
Nutrition Facts (Based on 9 servings) : Calories: 347, Fat: 23g, Carbs:32g, Protein:8g
It took a lot of self control to only take one bite out of these before I took this picture – just sayin’! I think you guys are going to looooove these. And if you’re not 100% paleo – I totally recommend peanut butter for the drizzle/in the brownies… cause peanut butter + chocolate are pretty much the greatest combo of all time. Enjoy! 🙂
Looking for more paleo desserts? Try these!