Here's a quick and easy blondie recipe without the traditional flour, butter and brown sugar. Best of all, these maple walnut blondies are paleo, low carb and gluten-free---making them healthy enough to enjoy for dessert or breakfast!
Who doesn't love brownies? This blondie recipe gives you all the soft and chewy goodness of brownies without the chocolate. Instead, it amps up the flavor with maple and walnuts. These cookie bars are perfect for when you're looking for something a little different for a treat.
Here's a deliciously healthy maple blondie recipe created by my fellow food bloggers, Rami and Vicky Abrams, from Tasteaholics!
Maple Walnut Blondies
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These maple walnut blondies are a win in virtually any social setting: they’re easy to make, low-carb, paleo, and gluten-, grain-, and dairy-free!
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One of the best ways to be a health ambassador is to show off how delicious low-carb eating can be, and there’s no better place to start than with dessert! With a base made from coconut oil, almond flour, and walnuts, these blondies are packed with as much nutrition as flavor!
Additionally, we’re all about convenience and this recipe is quick and easy to make.
How to make blondies
Be sure to heat the coconut oil only until it is just melted, then whisk the eggs into the coconut oil rapidly to ensure an even texture. Overheating the oil will cause it to begin cooking the eggs as soon as the two ingredients combine, and this can cause inconsistencies in the batter.
You’ll also want to avoid overmixing the dry ingredients: whisk them together until they’re thoroughly combined, then stop immediately and proceed to the next step.
Finally, enjoy! These blondies pair well with a strong cup of coffee to start your day off with some extra zest, or as a dessert that’s a refreshing way to end your day!
Maple Walnut Blondies
- Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease an 8x8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
- Heat the coconut oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat until melted.
- Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour the melted coconut oil into a large mixing bowl.
- Whisk in the coconut sugar, egg, vanilla extract, and maple extract.
- Stir in the almond flour, baking powder, and salt until just combined, be careful not to over-mix.
- Fold in the walnuts then press the dough into the prepared pan as evenly as possible.
- Bake for 18 to 22 minutes until the bars are just set then cool completely before slicing into squares.
Rami & Vicky Abrams created Tasteaholics.com in 2015 to master the art of creating extremely delicious and healthy low-carb food while researching the truth behind nutrition, dieting, and overall health. Their mission is to continue to grow the keto and low-carb movement and help their followers improve their health and outlook on life through nutrition.
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