Homemade Gluten-Free Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Gluten Free Peppermint Mocha Brownies

May is Celiac Awareness Month, and Abe’s Market is hosting a Gluten-Free Sale. Save up to 50% off select gluten-free products.

Items you will find on sale:

Bumble Bars Pay just $11.00 for a 12 bar pack!

Bob’s Red Mill Mixes Includes Garbanzo Bean flour, Coconut flour and Hazelnut flour

Miracle Noodles Just $3.00/package!

Because it is Celiac Awareness Month, and because Abe’s Market is celebrating, they wanted to bring the brownies….virtually! They’ve shared a recipe for Gluten-Free Peppermint Mocha Brownies perfect for showing your friends/family gluten-free can still taste great.

Gluten-Free Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Gluten-Free Peppermint Mocha Brownies

Ingredients

  • 15 Medjool dates, pitted, soaked and drained
  • ¼ cup water
  • 9 T raw cocoa
  • ¼ cup agave syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, soft, not liquid
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 2 T espresso, ground fine

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Blend dates (in a blender) and ¼ cup water on high until it becomes a paste
  3. Add eggs, cocoa, agave, coconut oil, baking powder, peppermint and espresso; blend until smooth
  4. Add garbanzo beans; mix on high until entire mixture is well incorporated, thick and smooth
  5. Evenly distribute mixture into mini muffin tins (fills 30-32)
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes (until it passes the toothpick test); remove and cool on a wire rack
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I can’t wait to make these for my book club group next week! I have a friend who has been gluten-free for about a year now and I’m always looking for recipes I think she can partake in.

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Comments

  1. Alicia says:

    Where’s the peppermint ?!

  2. Hi Andrea,

    These sound lovely and I am definitely going to make these, but there are a few things I noticed in the recipe. In the instructions that follow in the recipe you speak of cinnamon, but there is no cinnamon in the ingredients list, and since they are called Gluten-Free Peppermint Mocha Brownies there is no peppermint in the ingredients either. Should there be some peppermint?

    Thanks for the recipe!

  3. Hi Gail, Thank you for pointing that out! I contacted Abe’s Market since it is their recipe, and they sent me the correction. The recipe is correct now. I’m making them on Monday, so if they need further modification, I’ll update it again! Andrea

  4. Hi Alicia, I wrote to Abe’s Market to get the recipe correction, and I’ve updated it to add the peppermint! Thanks for calling that to my attention, Andrea

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