Paleo Brownies
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Serves: 6
  • 2 c chopped dates
  • 2 tb hot water
  • ½ c raw honey
  • 2 ts vanilla extract
  • 1 tb baking powder*
  • ½ tb baking soda
  • 1¼ c unsweetened cocoa
  • ¼ ts sea salt
  • 2 room temperature eggs
  • ½ c coconut oil or unsweetened applesauce
  • Melted dark chocolate {optional}
  1. In the first bowl, combine the dates, water, honey, and extract. Set aside for 15- 20 minutes.
  2. In the second bowl, sift together the powder, soda, cocoa, and salt.
  3. In the third bowl, whisk together the eggs and oil/applesauce.
  4. Mix the first bowl of dates with the third bowl.
  5. Slowly mix the second, dry bowl with the wet ingredients, taking care not to over mix.
  6. Pour batter into a lined/greased pan.
  7. Bake at 350 for 19-22 minutes.
  8. Cool completely, cut into squares and drizzle with melted chocolate if desired.
*DIY paleo baking powder: 1 part baking soda to 2 parts cream of tartar
Recipe by The Squishy Monster at