Flourless Paleo Friendly Zucchini Brownies

Whether you are gluten-free, Paleo, or neither of the above, you will find these brownies nothing less than delish! Who knew you could sneak in some healthy greens into this natural, sweet snack? Ingredients:
  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 1.5 cups grated zucchini
  • 1/3 cup raw honey or Grade B Maple Syrup
  • 4 tbsp. cocoa powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil (or 1/3 cup applesauce if you wanna skip the oil)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • For topping: chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
flourless paleo friendly zucchini brownies Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Grate zucchini and squeeze out excess liquid from the grated zucchini.
  3. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Pour into a greased 9×9 pan.
  5. Bake 45-60 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean -- you have to keep checking the center of the pan for the brownies to set up, so the time will depend on your oven.
  6. Let cool and eat.

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