healthy pumpkin brownies

Flourless Pumpkin Brownies

This easy recipe for flourless pumpkin brownies takes only 5 minutes to get in the oven and is made with only one bowl. These brownies are completely gluten free and dairy free.

Prep: 5Cook: 25Total: 30 minutes
Yield 12 brownies 1x


  • 3/4 cup almond butter (or other natural nut butter)
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350F and prepare a 8×8 baking dish with grease or parchment paper. 
  2. In a large bowl, mix together almond butter and pumpkin.
  3. Whisk in the eggs, then add the maple syrup and vanilla.
  4. Add cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt, and stir till combined.
  5. Add in chocolate chips.
  6. Pour into pan and bake for 22-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean. Different size pans will yield different baking times.
  7. Let cool before serving (For topping, melt chocolate chips in microwave with 1 tsp coconut oil)

Pro Tip: store in fridge after completely cooling and they will become very fudgy.


This recipe has been updated from the original to fit an 8×8 pan.

Author: Erin Lives WholeCategory: gluten-free, dessert, dairy-freeMethod: bake