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Nut Butter Brownies Recipe


  • 2 Tbsp flax meal
  • 6 Tbsp warm water
  • ½ cup Sucanat
  • ½ cup agave nectar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup nut butter
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ⅓ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ½ cup vegan semisweet chocolate chips


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 9 × 9 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • 2. In a small bowl, mix together the flax meal and water. Let stand for 2 minutes.
  • 3. In a separate bowl, blend the Sucanat, agave, vanilla, nut butter, applesauce, and flax meal mixture until smooth.
  • 4. In a third bowl, combine the flour, baking cocoa, baking powder, and salt. Add to the Sucanat mixture and stir to combine.
  • 5. Fold in the vegan chocolate chips.
  • 6. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
  • 7. Bake for 30–35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • 8. Let cool on a wire rack before slicing.

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