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A recipe for healthy pumpkin brownies
Healthy Pumpkin Brownies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
24 mins

Tasty brownies punched up with a touch of pumpkin. Seasonal and delicious, and a great way to incorporate vegetables into a treat!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked goods, dessert, pumpkin
Servings: 16
Calories: 185 kcal
Author: Kiran Dodeja Smith
  • 1/2 cup gluten free 1:1 replacer flour sub whole wheat if not gluten free
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cup cashew butter sub almond or peanut butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter use same nut butter you use in mix
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips , optional
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare a 9” baking pan by lining it with parchment paper and then spraying the paper.

  2. Mix dry ingredients in a medium bowl. In another medium bowl, mix wet ingredients, aside from the 2 TBSP of cashew butter listed last. Slowly mix dry ingredients into wet, being careful not to over mix.

  3. Using a spatula, spread brownies into prepared pan. Make 4 lines in the batter with the 2 TBSP of cashew butter. Take a knife and swirl it; then sprinkle chocolate chips on top.

  4. Bake for 26-27 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out dry. Let cool before slicing.

  5. Let cool for 20 minutes, then place in fridge for 45 minutes to let cool before slicing.

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Pumpkin Brownies
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 185 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 151mg7%
Potassium 229mg7%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1891IU38%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.