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Vegan Flourless Pumpkin Brownies


  • Author: Lisa Kitahara
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 9 servings 1x

Description

This easy recipe for Vegan Flourless Pumpkin Brownies are made in the food processor with just 8-ingredients. These brownies are grain-free, dairy free, oil free, refined sugar free. Enjoy as a healthy snack or dessert!


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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup almond butter (130g)*
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (120g)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (85g)**
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed + 2 tbsp water
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder (21g)
  • 2 tsp vanilla 
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda 
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips (45g)
  • 1/2 tbsp pumpkin pie spice, optional
  • 1 tbsp coconut cream, optional***

Instructions

  1. PREHEAT: Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C).
  2. BATTER: Add all the ingredient except the chocolate chips into a food processor and process until smooth. Scrape down the sides as needed to make sure everything is well combined. Then mix in the chocolate. 
  3. BAKE: Transfer the brownie batter into a lined 6×6 inch baking pan and bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes. Check doneness by inserting the toothpick into 2-3 spots, the toothpick should come out with brownie crumbs (NOT raw batter) sticking to the toothpick. 
  4. COOL: Allow the brownies to cool for 15 minutes and then transfer to a wire rack to let them cool completely before cutting. Enjoy!

Notes

*Almond butter can be substituted with any other kind of nut or seed butter

**Maple syrup can be submitted with coconut sugar. This may slightly alter the brownies to have a less fudge-y texture. 

***Coconut cream adds some richness to these brownies but is not crucial in this recipe. Coconut yogurt can be used in place of coconut cream. 

Nutritional Information Disclaimer: Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated on an online tool (Cronometer).

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: North American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 159
  • Sugar: 9.1g
  • Sodium: 206.9mg
  • Fat: 10.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6.6g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.16g
  • Fiber: 2.86g
  • Protein: 4.39g
  • Cholesterol: 0g

Keywords: flourless brownies, pumpkin