Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies

I’ve made these three times in the past two weeks…They’re that good!

They are almost all the “free’s” – dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, refined sugar-free (besides the chocolate chips…), grain-free, and of course gluten-free. They get their fudgy texture from white beans, which I’m finding I LOVE in baked treats because they are smooth, creamy, and don’t give an undertone of bean flavor. My fiance didn’t even realize I had used beans in these until I told him!

White beans paired with almond butter also make these a relatively high protein dessert (bonus!).

Also, if you are someone who likes to add mix-ins to your ice cream, these are delicious cut up into small chunks, frozen, and stirred into vanilla ice cream… My fiance actually has a container of treat bites for this purpose alone!

Anywho, I hope you enjoy this whole foods based dessert!

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies

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Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free, vegan
Servings: 16 blondies


  • 1 can white beans (such as cannellini or great northern beans) rinsed well and drained
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter no added sugar or salt
  • 1/3 cup honey sub maple for vegan
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 – 1/3 cup chocolate chips
  • Coconut oil for greasing pan


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease an 8×8 inch pan with coconut oil.
  • Add all ingredients except chocolate chips to a food processor and blend until smooth (batter will be thick!).
  • Stir in chocolate chunks.
  • Transfer batter to the greased pan and spread out evenly. Use a spatula to smooth out the top, and sprinkle on a few more chocolate chips, if desired.
  • Bake for about 35 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the middle and edges have become golden.
  • Let cool completely in the pan before cutting them. The waiting is the hardest part!
  • Store leftovers covered in the fridge.

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