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gluten free brownies

16 oz almond butter  •  2 eggs  •  1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp sea salt  •  1 tsp baking soda  •  1 C chocolate chips
1/2 C cocoa powder  •  1 C agave nectar or honey
powder sugar for dusting

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Chocolate is a staple dessert in my family. If I am throwing a party I know I need to plan on having several chocolate desserts, the rest just doesn’t get eaten up like the chocolate does. One of my favorite chocolate desserts to making is brownies, they are a quick and easy dessert that everyone enjoys. Ooey, gooey and oh so chocolatey, this recipe is going to wow your guests and their taste buds. Rich, moist and decadent like grandma use to make, only no flour, butter or granulated sugars. I know this sounds a little crazy, I mean who takes butter out of brownies, right? Believe me when I say TRY THESE … and when you do, try to share them! My favorite part about these brownies is that they are rich in chocolate with a hint of a nutty flavor at the end.

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

Directions: Grease an 8×8 glass dish and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, with a hand mixer or free standing mixer, combine almond butter, eggs, agave nectar or honey, pure vanilla extract and salt. Once ingredients are blended well add the cocoa powder and baking soda and continue to mix until combined. Using a spatula fold in the chocolate chips, combining all ingredients and pour in your 8×8 prepared pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 35-40 minutes. Cool at least 10 minutes before serving.
Recipe adapted from www.elanaspantry.com/brownies/

Notes: Since Valentine’s Day is tomorrow, make these for your sweetie and cut them out using a heart shaped cookie cutter, add some powdered sugar on top if you wish. These brownies are also great when topped with some strawberries and whipping cream! Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: None given

Makes about 16 brownies or 1 8×8 pan

… Happy Wednesday … hope you have a memorable Valentines Day with your special sweetie.

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