Paleo Brownies- updated!

I love chocolate, especially brownies. I thought going full paleo I wouldn’t be eating delicious desserts anymore. Wrong 🙂


I have concocted the perfect brownie recipe that is 100% paleo. No flours, grains, sugar or processes garbage. Not even almond flour or coconut flour. I don’t judge other primal eaters for eating nut flours but I don’t really use them for personal reasons.

So here’s all you need to make these:

1 cup of almond butter (or macadamia, cashew or sunflower) just make sure it’s 100%, with NO added sugar!
1/2 cup of pure maple syrup (again pure. No additives)
1/3 cup of unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp of vanilla
2 eggs (one yolk 2 whites)
3-4 tablespoons of coconut milk or almond milk
2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil
1 tsp of white vinegar
2 tsp of baking powder

Optional: almond slivers, dried fruit, nuts, fresh fruit


Turn your oven on at 325.
Grease a 9×9 pan with coconut oil and set aside. If you use a 9×12 pan, cook for 2-3 minutes less.

Measure out a cup of almond butter.

Creamy or crunchy is cool.

Add your maple syrup, cocoa, oil, vanilla, vinegar, baking powder and milk. Stir until it’s nice and incorporated.


When all done, add your mix into your pan.



You can add almonds on top if you like! Or dried fruit, any nut, be creative. You can add them into the mix too.

If you like, you can add a 1/2 of a ripe banana into your mix. This will create a fluffier texture! I chose not to, but it’s your call! Avocado or unsweetened apple sauce works as well.

I baked mine for 25 minutes. Check in at 22 minutes and test with a toothpick for done-ness.

Usually with regular brownies, you want some gooey-ness on your tooth pick. But these are uber creamy and soft, so make sure the tooth pick comes out totally clean.


I know it’s tough but wait about 15-20 minutes until they’re cooled and set. They won’t have the correct firmness when warm! So be patient!



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