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Healthy Birthday Cake Brownies

Birthday Cake Brownies that are actually healthy? Yes! These brownies are made with cashew butter, eggs and coconut sugar and are gluten free, dairy free and Paleo-friendly.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: birthday cake brownies, brownies, cashew butter brownies, paleo brownies
Servings: 16 brownies
Calories: 152kcal
Author: Erin

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup cashew butter (12 oz.)
  • 2 eggs see notes
  • 2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Whisk cashew butter, eggs, syrup and vanilla together; then, stir in the baking powder, baking soda and coconut sugar. Last, add the sprinkles.
  • Grease an 8x8 baking pan with nonstick spray, or line it with parchment paper. Scoop batter into the pan, using a spatula to smooth it out.
  • Bake brownies for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Wait for the bars to cool completely before slicing. Enjoy!

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Notes

*Calories are per brownie and are an estimation
*To make vegan: sub 2 flax eggs (2 tablespoon flaxseed meal + 5 tablespoon water) and bake the bars for 30 minutes
*If you want, you can also add 1/4 cup chocolate chips to the batter 
*Storage: store bars in a sealed container either at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 4 days

Nutrition

Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 77mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg