Super Fudgy Brownies Recipe With a Secret Ingredient to Boost Nutrition by Angela Borneman

Super Fudgy Brownies Recipe With a Secret Ingredient to Boost Nutrition

What's better than a pan of brownies right out of the oven? A pan of better-for-you brownies right out of the oven! How can you make brownies healthier? By using healthier ingredients, like in this more nutritious brownies recipe that has a secret ingredient to boost nutrition

The secret ingredient? An avocado. Seriously! Avocados are a great source of nutrition and healthy fat (check out the health benefits of the avocado). However, avocados can be an acquired taste. This gluten-free avocado brownie recipe is a fun way to incorporate avocados into your family’s diet without anyone tasting them!

Here is your shopping list to make this easy, delicious, nutritious brownies recipe: an avocado, cocoa powder, eggs, coconut or brown sugar, almond butter, baking powder and vanilla extract. The dark chocolate chips are optional, but make these brownies even more fudgy. The ingredients are combined in a blender and blended until smooth, then you bake the batter until cooked through. These wholesome, low-sodium brownies are simply delicious and no one has to know they're actually more nutritious than regular brownies.

Serve these avocado brownies for dessert or as a sweet snack with a cup of tea or a glass of milk. They're delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top!

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Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 to 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 to 50 minutes

Servings: 9


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Recipe Notes

  • You can use coconut sugar or brown sugar in this recipe. 
  • The dark chocolate chips are optional but add an extra layer of decadence.
  • Store the brownies in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Here's how to make them: 

  1. Combine the avocado, cocoa powder, eggs, sugar, almond butter, baking powder and vanilla in a blender. Blend until smooth. 
  2. Stir in the chocolate chips, if using.
  3. Pour the batter into a 9-inch square baking pan that's been lined with parchment paper that comes over the edges of the pan.
  4. Bake in a preheated 325-degree F oven for about 40 to 45 minutes or until cooked through. Cool completely before removing from the pan and cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories: 124

Total Fat: 4.9g

Saturated Fat: 1.2g

Cholesterol: 36mg

Sodium: 21mg

Total Carbohydrate: 21g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Total Sugars: 16g

Protein: 2.7g

Vitamin D: 3mcg

Calcium: 52mg

Iron: 1mg

Potassium: 332mg

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Elisa Schmitz
This is such a great idea, Angela Borneman , thank you for sharing! #yum

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