Vegan & Paleo Blondies

 

Ingredients

  • 2cups almond flour
  • ½tsp salt
  • ½tsp baking soda
  • ¼tsp baking powder
  • ¼cup almond butter
  • 2TBS coconut oil melted
  • ¼cup coconut sugar
  • 2TBS honey or maple syrup for vegan
  • 2tsp vanilla extract
  • 2-4TBS almond milk
  • ½cup mini chocolate chips chunks or chopped chocolate

For the filling:

  • ¼cup Cocoa Coconut Almond Butter
  • or
  • ¼cup almond butter
  • 1TBS cocoa powder
  • 1TBS coconut oil
  • 2TBS honey or maple syrup for vegan

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and line a 9x5" loaf pan, set aside.

Make the Blondie batter:

  1. Combine almond flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda in a small bowl. Set aside
  2. Melt coconut oil and almond butter together in a microwave-safe bowl or on the stovetop.
  3. Add coconut sugar, honey, vanilla, and 2 TBS almond milk and stir well.
  4. Add dry ingredients to wet. Mix until combined.
  5. If the batter is dry and does not resemble cookie dough, add up to 2 more TBS of almond milk!
  6. Add chocolate chips. (This dough should look like cookie dough. It should not be crumbly or runny).

Make the filling (optional).

  1. Gently melt together the almond butter, honey, and coconut oil.
  2. Mix in cocoa powder until well combined.

Putting it together:

  1. Spread ½ of the batter evenly into the bottom of your prepared pan.
  2. Spread the filling over the batter.
  3. Top with remaining cookie batter and spread evenly.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until slightly golden brown on top.
  5. Cool and serve!

 

Author: joyfoodsunshine.com/chocolate-stuffed-paleo-blondies