Peppermint Avocado Brownies

You might be thinking, “healthier brownies? why bother!” and for a while I was too. Before trying these, my thoughts on sweets were that they were a treat. As long as I didn’t indulge too often, I might as well just go for the real thing! And, I still believe that’s mostly true, but these avocado brownies have me changing my mind.

I honestly wasn’t expecting much an avocado brownie recipe, but I’m sold! The avocado adds a creamy and fudgy texture to the brownies that makes them feel like such an indulgence, when in reality, they’re really not! They’re the perfect balance of sweet and chocolatey too!

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I opted for dark chocolate chips instead of milk chocolate which was a great choice. These brownies would be perfect on their own, but for the holidays, I love the addition of crushed peppermint candies on top. Not only do they taste delicious, but they look festive too!

Last fun fact, these are actually gluten-free too! I didn’t plan it that way, but decided to use almond meal instead of flour which worked perfectly.

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[yumprint-recipe id=’44’]What healthy desserts recipes do you love? I’m on the hunt for more after this one turned out so yummy, so please share!

BTW, healthier apple pie, and peach and blackberry galette.

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