Fool Your Family Paleo Brownies

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These Paleo Brownies are so good, you will absolutely fool your friends and family into thinking that you accidentally made “regular” brownies.

There’s no mistaking how good these are.

"Fool Your Family" Paleo Brownies on a vintage plate.

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I’ve always been a big baked goods fan. So much so, that I used to refer to myself as a “carbivore.” One of the biggest challenges I have faced since “going paleo” is finding ways to make baked goods that taste as good as they are for you.

Now I know, when doing the healthy WOE (Way Of Eating) you don’t really want to have a lot of sweets, no matter how good they are. But everyone needs a treat now and again. When it comes to bread or cake-like recipes, there’s always been one major set-back: texture.

Often low-carb baked goods have a very odd, “eggy” texture that can be very off-putting. These brownies amazingly have a great texture, and my son was completely fooled into thinking they were “normal” brownies.

"Fool Your Family" Paleo Brownies on a vintage plate.

I doubt he has any idea that they are anything otherwise, and that is a good thing. That boy is super picky when it comes to treats. Heaven forbid he think there is any coffee in there! Is he even my kid?!

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This really is probably the best paleo brownie recipe out there. Seriously, you’re gonna love them!

To Make These Paleo Brownies You Will Need:

"Fool Your Family" Paleo Brownies on a vintage plate.
These PALEO brownies are so good, you will absolutely fool your friends and family into thinking that you accidentally made “regular” brownies.

“Fool Your Family” Paleo Brownies

WholesomeSkillet.com | Constance Smith
These PALEO brownies are so good, you will absolutely fool your friends and family into thinking that you accidentally made "regular" brownies. There's no mistaking how good these are.
5 from the First Vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Sweets, Treats & Desserts
Servings 16

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder - or cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil - melted
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 egg - room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 oz. dark chocolate - such as HU paleo chocolate, chopped into pieces

Instructions
 

  • To begin, preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9" spring form square baking pan with parchment paper. Set it aside.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the almond flour, cacao powder, instant espresso powder, baking soda and salt. Set it aside for a moment.
  • In your mixing bowl, mix together the almond butter, melted coconut oil, honey, egg and vanilla extract.
  • Add in the dry mixture and mix well.
  • Stir in the chopped nuts and chocolate.
  • Spray the inside of your baking pan and parchment paper with ghee or other preferred baking spray.
  • Pour the batter into the pan and spread it evenly.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the brownie tests done in the center with a wooden pick.
  • Cool the brownies on a rack for 5 – 10 minutes, then remove the spring form side.
  • Allow the brownies to cool completely before cutting into portions.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 219kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 5gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 111mgPotassium: 135mgFiber: 3gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 17IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 52mgIron: 1mg

NOTE: All nutritional information is autogenerated and estimated, exactness is not guaranteed.

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