Fudgy Almond Butter Blondies (grain free!)

I first wrote this weblog submit a number of years again when Tony and I had been all the best way over in Istanbul, Turkey! Our journey actually took a flip as I turned extremely sick. I mainly hadn’t left my lodge room for days apart from to eat breakfast, come again to sleep, get up to eat dinner after which sleep once more. It was fairly the travesty, however I assumed why not spend a while writing a number of weblog posts?

At the least I may convey you pleasure as a result of I knew when you made these almond butter blondies, you’d be happier than Martha Stewart baking a ‘very particular cake’ with Snoop Dogg.

I made a decision to make use of a recipe just like my pecan butter blondies, besides this time I needed to make use of almond butter and alter it up to make sure they’d be further fudgy. AND DAMN, THEY’RE FUDGILIOUS. Not a phrase, but it surely must be.

These almond butter blondies solely use a number of easy elements, are made in a single bowl and solely take half-hour from begin to end. I promise you’re going to like them. Possibly with an enormous cup of espresso for a day deal with? I believe YES.

almond butter blondies on parchment paper

All the things you’ll have to make these almond butter blondies

These wholesome almond butter blondies are made with tremendous easy elements and couldn’t be simpler to make. It could seem to be the recipe is lacking dry elements, however belief me, they bake up completely fudgy whereas holding up like common fudgy blondies! Right here’s what you’ll have to make them:

  • Almond butter: make sure you use an all pure almond butter made with simply roasted almonds and salt. This provides you with the very best texture! Use the code ‘AMBITIOUS15‘ to get 15% off of my fav nut butter model, Wild Pals!
  • Eggs: you’ll want 2 eggs on this recipe.
  • Sweetener: we’re naturally sweetening these blondies with pure maple syrup and coconut sugar.
  • Coconut oil: you’ll want a tiny little bit of coconut oil to offer the blondies moisture.
  • Coconut flour: you’ll additionally want only a tablespoon of coconut flour to offer the blondies the right texture.
  • Baking staples: don’t neglect the baking soda, salt, and vanilla extract! Learn to make your personal vanilla right here.
  • Chocolate chips: gotta have that further fudge issue with chocolate chips.
  • Optionally available: I like to sprinkle the tops of those blondies with flaky sea salt for the last word candy & salty combo.

almond butter blondie batter in a bowl

Optionally available ingredient swaps

Whereas I all the time suggest sticking with the recipe as carefully as attainable to make sure success, listed here are a number of methods you possibly can customise the blondies with ingredient swaps:

  • Attempt a unique nut butter: be happy to swap the almond butter for cashew butter or tahini, however I might not suggest utilizing peanut butter on this recipe because the blondies will come out too dry. Alternatively, be happy to strive my Paleo Chocolate Chip Tahini Blondies or my Grain Free Salted Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies!
  • For the coconut sugar: you possibly can simply swap the coconut sugar for brown sugar should you’d like.
  • For the coconut oil: melted butter or vegan butter can even work effectively instead of the coconut oil.

unbaked almond butter blondies in a pan

Can I make them vegan or dairy free?

  • To make dairy free: make sure you select dairy free chocolate chips like these ones from Take pleasure in Life.
  • To make vegan: I haven’t tried to make these vegan, however I believe two flax eggs would work effectively! Please let me know should you give it a strive. Learn to make flax eggs right here.

almond butter blondies in a pan

Excellent almond butter blondies in 4 steps

  1. Prep your pan. Begin by lining an 8×8 inch pan with parchment paper and spraying it with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine the moist elements. Whisk collectively all your moist elements in a massive bowl till clean.
  3. Add the dry. Fold within the dry elements and chocolate chips, then add the batter to your pan. Prime with a number of further chocolate chips for a fairly look!
  4. Bake, cool & get pleasure from. Bake up the blondies then allow them to cool earlier than reducing and having fun with!

healthy almond butter blondies sliced on parchment paper

On the lookout for a brownie model?

Attempt my simple, unbelievable Flourless Almond Butter Brownies! They’re equally as wealthy and gooey with chocolate taste.

The important thing to tremendous fudgy blondies

The important thing to creating these almond butter blondies gooey and scrumptious is to barely underbake them. Take them out as quickly as the perimeters are getting barely golden brown. They’ll set extra as you allow them to cool.

gluten free almond butter blondies in a stack

Storing & freezing ideas

  • To retailer: as a result of these almond butter blondies are gluten free, they do have a tendency to carry extra moisture than common, cakey blondies. I’d suggest leaving them on the counter for not more than a day or two, after which storing them within the fridge. They’re particularly scrumptious straight from the fridge anyway.
  • To freeze: enable the blondies to chill utterly, then minimize them as directed. Wrap particular person bars in plastic wrap, then in foil or a reusable bag resembling Stasher baggage. Freeze for as much as 3 months.

healthy almond butter blondie with a bite taken out

Extra gluten free desserts you’ll love

Get all of my gluten free desserts right here!

I hope you like these almond butter blondies, please let me know should you make them by leaving a remark and score the recipe under. I’d love to listen to from you and it helps encourage others to make the recipe too! xo.

Fudgy Almond Butter Blondies

almond butter blondies on parchment paper

Fudgy almond butter blondies made with coconut flour and naturally sweetened with coconut sugar and pure maple syrup. These paleo and gluten free almond butter blondies take simply half-hour to make proper in a single bowl for a simple, completely scrumptious deal with!


  • 1
    creamy, drippy pure almond butter (simply roasted almonds)
  • 2
  • ½
    coconut sugar
  • ¼
    pure maple syrup
  • 1
    melted coconut oil
  • 1
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    coconut flour
  • ½
    baking soda
  • ¼
  • ½
    chocolate chips, plus 2 tablespoons for sprinkling on prime
  • Fancy sea salt, for sprinkling on prime


  1. Preheat oven to 350 levels F. Line a 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper. Spray with nonstick cooking spray to stop sticking.

  2. In a big bowl, whisk collectively the almond butter, eggs, coconut sugar, maple syrup, melted coconut oil and vanilla extract till clean. 

  3. Fold within the coconut flour, baking soda, salt and ½ cup chocolate chips. Add dough to ready pan and unfold evenly in the direction of the perimeters. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons chocolate chips on prime.

  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes or till tester comes out considerably clear. Enable bars to chill for 15-20 minutes earlier than reducing into 16 squares. Take pleasure in!

Recipe Notes

It is necessary to make use of a drippy pure almond butter on this recipe (simply roasted almonds because the ingredient) to be sure you get the best consistency with the blondies. Wild Pals makes my favourite almond butter!

To make these vegan: I have not tried making these vegan, however I counsel testing them out with 2 flax eggs in case you are prepared!


Servings: 16 blondies

Serving dimension: 1 blondie

Energy: 187kcal

Fats: 12.2g

Saturated fats: 3.3g

Carbohydrates: 18.3g

Fiber: 2.8g

Sugar: 14.8g

Protein: 4.3g

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Formidable Kitchen | Pictures by: Eat Love Eats

This submit was initially revealed on Could 14th, 2019, and republished on April eleventh, 2023.

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