Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Brownies

PB brownies

I’ve had a couple requests to post my Peanut Butter Brownie recipe on my blog, so here it is!

Remember, they’re gluten-free, refined flour & sugar-free, and have no eggs or butter, but they’re delicious! Make a batch this weekend – you won’t be sorry.

Peanut Butter Brownies


2 cups cooked quinoa (3/4 cup dry)
2 cups pitted dates
½ cup cocoa powder
2 tsp vanilla extract
4 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
½ tsp sea salt

½ cup natural peanut butter
4 tbsp real maple syrup
2 tbsp coconut oil (melted)
1/4 tsp sea salt
2 tbsp raw cacao nibs


Preheat oven to 350F

In a small pot, combine 3/4 cup dry quinoa with double the amount of water. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, turn heat down to low, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

In a food processor, combine cooked quinoa, dates, cocoa powder, vanilla, coconut oil and sea salt. Process until smooth (batter will be very sticky).

Spread batter into a small square baking pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

While brownies are baking; combine the ingredients for the frosting in a small bowl.

Allow brownies to cool before icing.

Cut into squares and store in the fridge or freezer – enjoy!

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