These brownies are made without grains, gluten, dairy, refined sugar, flour, and eggs. They are rich, gooey, extremely chocolatey, and delicious!
1 Cup all natural nut butter (almond, hazelnut, peanut, etc. Crunchy or smooth works
1/3 Cup maple syrup
1/4 Cup apple sauce
2 tsp vanilla
1/4 Cup cocoa powder
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
1/2 Cup chocolate chips (sugar/dairy content will vary by brand )
Preheat oven to 325.
Combine nut butter, maple syrup, applesauce and vanilla in a large bowl.
Combine cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in another bowl.
Combine all ingredients, adding the walnuts and chocolate chips.
Press into a parchment lined 8-inch square baking pan (use coconut oil if you don’t have parchment).
Bake for 18-20 mins at 325.
Let the brownies cool completely (if possible) before slicing