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Healthy Brownies

These healthy brownies are gluten free and delicious!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Brownies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 269kcal
Cost $.39 per serving


  • 1 1/4 cups gluten-free flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 6 ounces unsweetened chocolate single ingredient: chocolate
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil
  • 3 Medjool dates
  • 1/2 ripe banana
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • Melt the chocolate and the coconut oil. Cool slightly.
  • Boil 2 cups of water in a small saucepan. Simmer the dates for about 3 minutes to soften them.
  • In a food processor or blender, puree the dates, the banana, and 2 tablespoons of the date water.
  • In a large bowl, combine the maple syrup, eggs, and vanilla. Add the dates, bananas, melted chocolate and coconut oil. Stir to combine well.
  • Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix well. Transfer the batter to the baking pan.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out almost clean. Don’t overcook them or they will be dry.


Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 228mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 3mg