Gluten-Free High Protein Vegan Brownies

Here is a super fudgy vegan comfort dessert that everyone can enjoy — it's gluten free, egg free, dairy free, and packed with protein.


  • 1 can (15oz.) chickpeas, rinsed and the husks removed
  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cococo dutched cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup gluten-free flour (or regular flour)
  • 1/3 cup dates, pitted
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup Cococo bittersweet chocolate drops
  • 1/4 cup Cococo bittersweet chocolate drops for sprinkling on top 


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In either a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients except the chocolate drops.
  3. Transfer batter from blender/food processor into greased 8×8 baking pan.
  4. Stir in 1/2 cup chocolate drops into brownie batter.
  5. Spread batter evenly in pan and then sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup of chocolate drops on top.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Let cool before serving. 

 Thanks to our friends Stacey and Meg at for this recipe.

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