Sad day on the food processor! 4 Ingredient Fudge Protein Brownies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Paleo) Quick and easy to make 4 ingredient healthy protein brownies are moist and fudgy and contain NO SUGAR, NO EGGS, NO OIL, AND NO FLOUR… Honestly, I think it’s the recipe. xo You can find my matcha cheesecake here! Hi Sarah, the peanut butter taste is pretty mild, but you may want to stick with almond butter just in case it’s too much for you! I let my daughter relish it guilt free, otherwise I keep insisting here to have minimal store bought cakes, which usually upsets her! When you use peanut butter made with just peanuts and salt, you get a luxurious, creamy texture and it literally pours out of the jar. Thank you! I added peanuts because that’s what I had on hand. I just wanted to say that I appreciate all you do and have done and am totally onboard with this modified approach. I made this for a friend (who is vegan) and her husband (who is GF). I also added a tablespoon or so extra water to help things along as I was blending in the PB as mine was not very runny. So much gold. Made it extra creamy. ❤️. 1/2 cup roughly chopped raw walnuts (optional) We use a Blendtec and find that it works quite well. Hope that is more clear! So glad you enjoyed them, Maxine! So impressed with your recipes. See instructions. I used a blender and had to incorporate the warm water sooner but it still worked out with some patience and prodding. We’re so glad you enjoyed them, Jasmine! 1/4 cup warm water Not a huge fan of dates but love these brownies. I made these exactly as the recipe was written and it turned out sooo yummy and soft. I have made plenty of uthapams (and I now make rice-free, millet based versions as well – using our local grains) but the ones you would have eaten would be rice based and they are the easiest to make. I was wondering which kind of blender do you use ? I need to make a lower sugar brownie due to my husband for health reasons and these look like just the ticket. definitely everyone needs to make these ! To see this page as it is meant to appear, please enable your Javascript! Dans un autre saladier, mélangez la farine, le cacao et la levure. Sometimes if pits are in there OR if the dates are too dry the food processor can have a hard time handling it…. Well, I’m not exactly sure. I found the batter to be very difficult to work with. I have read all the comments and have concluded that the ingredients in the recipe are a good starting point, as substitutions based on one’s preferences work well too. Thanks so much! Like every recipe of yours that I have tried, this is AMAZING. I made these the first day you posted this recipe. I’ve been using 2 cups heaped medjool dates before pitting. So instead, I used a mashed browning plantain for the dates, and tigernut “butter” (advocados oil and tigernut flour, which actually taste like a nut butter). I didn’t have enough dates so I filled in the gaps of my 2cup measuring cup with salted mixed nuts. You can also, No-Bake Vegan Brownies with Chocolate Ganache, Orange Cranberry Crisp (Gluten-Free & Easy! Didn’t have the coconut oil for some reason, so just substituted it with tahini. They are like fudge….healthy fudge! That said, I do love chocolate so would probably only make these for myself. OMGosh. I just have one question: how can you make this less fudgey? Next comes nut butter. I wouldn’t suggest prunes because of acidity. Great easy! When you can, I hope you whip up something sweet (not a beverage) with matcha powder. Worked out well! These are great! TOTAL TIME: 30 minutes Even for date caramel they are ok! You can use your normal blender/food processor. btw, taste is good :). These turned out sooo chewy and delicious. It’s really a guilt-free dessert experience for me! Also I made your black bean brownies this week and they are so good! Their combo of deeply chocolatey, fudgy, crunchy, vegan, and EASY is a total winner! Hi Lays, Sorry to hear they didn’t turn out as expected! Transfer cooked sweet potato, almond butter, maple, and cacao powder to a high-speed blender. Thanks!! Adding more cocoa powder might help! Had a more pronunced peanut taste than chocolate, ill add more cocoa next Time. Add dates to food processor and blend until small bits or a ball forms. I also didn’t have any of the optional add ins on hand so I just did plain ole brownies. Glad it still tasted good! I am freezing about 1/3 of the brownies to enjoy longer. Hi! I would prefer something a little lighter. I subbed the oil for 1/3 cup of almond milk and it worked perfectly. Thanks for sharing, Lennie!! These are GOLD! We’re so glad you enjoy them, Marissa! I figured it out. Decadent. I wish I found it sooner! Delicious. I’ll try again! Thanks so much for the lovely review! I gave it thought and tried both. Enjoy warm or cooled. But yes, sometimes dates can give machines trouble! Hi Pari, the dates are pretty essential in this recipe. However, I baked for more like 20 minutes and they never fully set. I tapped on this link because it said “four ingredients”. I hope you get to make them and enjoy them! And I might try to add protein powder in for an after practice snack. Definitely a win… Also they’re a little less sweet without the rest of the dates than you would expect from a brownie but I don’t mind that at all. PS given the high date content, I was worried these would be too sweet but no, they were a good balance of chocolate and sweet. Thanks so much for sharing, Ashley! We haven’t tested that but if you try it let us know how it goes! We are so glad you enjoyed them! Over-baking seemed to firm up around the edges a bit more. Prunes, maybe? Perhaps omitting the cacao powder? These brownies are awesome! Next comes nut butter. I absolutely love your recipe blog, as I routinely refer clients (I’m an RDN) to you as a resource for healthy, nutrient-dense, plant-based recipes that are also very approachable and simple. I love moist and fudgy brownies, but mine look like fudge fudge, not fudgy brownie like yours do. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. 10/10! These reheat well (oven or microwave!). Those are great additions, Lucy :D Thanks for the recipe request as well – I have added it to the list! Thanks for sharing your experience! What is the proportion for the flax egg when you substitute it for oil? We hope you LOVE these brownies! I’ve been looking for a GREAT vegan, naturally sweetened brownie forever! Thanks for the tip on uthapam, I’m going to have a try now! I sampled a small piece and had to restrain myself from gobbling up the rest of the gift. Is there something else I can use besides dates? 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