Healthy Fudgy Brownies – Gluten-Free

Healthy fudgy brownies! Decadent chocolate flavor, hints of peanut butter, fudgy, cakey and the prefect dessert that is low-fat, low-sugar and gluten-free!!!




  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F, and line an 8 x 8 baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine and beat the peanut butter, sugar, maple syrup, and vanilla extract. Beat in the applesauce until fully mixed in, then beat in the egg until a smooth mixture forms.
  3. In a separate bowl, fully combine the cocoa powder, almond flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix to combine into a dark, smooth brownie batter. Finally, fold in the chocolate chips.
  5. Transfer the brownie batter to the lined 8 x 8 baking dish and smooth it out evenly. Top with more chocolate chips if desired.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes until the brownies are puffed up and fluffy. If you like fudgier brownies then take them out around the 30-minute mark. For cakier brownies cook them for the full 35 minutes.
  7. Remove, let cool for at least 30 minutes, slice and serve.


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How To Make These Brownies Vegan:

Sub the egg with egg replacer or flax egg. If using chocolate chips, then use dairy-free.