Fudgy Almond Butter Blondies (grain free!)


I first wrote this weblog publish a number of years again when Tony and I had been all the way in which over in Istanbul, Turkey! Our journey actually took a flip as I grew to become extremely sick. I principally hadn’t left my resort room for days aside 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 believed why not spend a while writing a number of weblog posts?

A minimum of I might 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 much 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 additional fudgy. AND DAMN, THEY’RE FUDGILIOUS. Not a phrase, however it ought to be.

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

almond butter blondies on parchment paper

Every little thing you’ll have to make these almond butter blondies

These wholesome almond butter blondies are made with tremendous easy substances and couldn’t be simpler to make. It might seem to be the recipe is lacking dry substances, 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: be sure you use an all pure almond butter made with simply roasted almonds and salt. This offers you the most effective 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! Discover ways to make your personal vanilla right here.
  • Chocolate chips: gotta have that additional fudge issue with chocolate chips.
  • Optionally available: I like to sprinkle the tops of those blondies with flaky sea salt for the final word candy & salty combo.

almond butter blondie batter in a bowl

Optionally available ingredient swaps

Whereas I at all times advocate sticking with the recipe as intently as potential to make sure success, listed here are a number of methods you’ll be able to customise the blondies with ingredient swaps:

  • Attempt a distinct nut butter: be happy to swap the almond butter for cashew butter or tahini, however I might not advocate utilizing peanut butter on this recipe because the blondies will come out too dry. Alternatively, be happy to attempt my Paleo Chocolate Chip Tahini Blondies or my Grain Free Salted Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies!
  • For the coconut sugar: you’ll be able to simply swap the coconut sugar for brown sugar if you happen to’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: be sure you select dairy free chocolate chips like these ones from Get pleasure from Life.
  • To make vegan: I haven’t tried to make these vegan, however I feel two flax eggs would work effectively! Please let me know if you happen to give it a attempt. Discover ways 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 substances. Whisk collectively all your moist substances in a massive bowl till clean.
  3. Add the dry. Fold within the dry substances and chocolate chips, then add the batter to your pan. High with a number of additional chocolate chips for a reasonably look!
  4. Bake, cool & get pleasure from. Bake up the blondies then allow them to cool earlier than chopping and having fun with!

healthy almond butter blondies sliced on parchment paper

Searching for a brownie model?

Attempt my straightforward, 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 sides 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 advocate 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: permit the blondies to chill fully, then lower them as directed. Wrap particular person bars in plastic wrap, then in foil or a reusable bag equivalent to 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 if you happen to make them by leaving a remark and ranking 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 straightforward, 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 forestall 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 sides. 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 chopping into 16 squares. Get pleasure from!

Recipe Notes

It is essential 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 never tried making these vegan, however I counsel testing them out with 2 flax eggs in case you are prepared!


Servings: 16 blondies

Serving measurement: 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 // Bold Kitchen | Images by: Eat Love Eats

This publish was initially printed on Could 14th, 2019, and republished on April eleventh, 2023.



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