Fudgy Flourless Brownies

flourless-brownie Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup packed pitted Medjool dates
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons mini chocolate chips, optional


1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Line an 8-inch square pan with foil, allowing a 1-inch overhang. Coat with cooking spray.

2. In a food processor, blend almonds, cocoa, sugar, chocolate, baking soda and salt until ground. Pulse in dates, almond milk, oil and vanilla until a smooth paste forms.

3. Beat egg whites until medium peaks form. Stir in one-third of almond mixture, then fold in remaining mixture. Spread in baking pan and sprinkle with chocolate chips, if desired.

4. Bake until a toothpick inserted 1 inch from edge comes out almost clean, about 30 minutes. Let cool in pan on a wire rack.

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  • Yield: Yield: 9 brownies (serving size: 1 brownie)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 169
Fat per serving: 8g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 3g
Carbohydrate per serving: 26g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 154mg
Calcium per serving: 37mg