Gluten-Free/Vegan Peanut Butter Brownies From GFFP Certified Once Again Nut Butter

Black Bean Brownies with Peanut Butter

Once Again Nut Butter
If you are looking to increase your plant-based protein intake in the most delicious way, this bite sized brownie recipe from Once Again Nut Butter checks all the boxes. A flourless, high protein brownie, it offers naturally occurring plant protein from peanuts and beans but also incorporates flax meal, keeping this recipe vegan.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine gluten free
Servings 12 Brownie Bites


  • 1 15 ounce Can of Black Beans Rinsed
  • 2 Flax Eggs 2 tablespoons of flax meal and 5 tablespoons of warm water
  • 3 tbsp Coconut Oil
  • ½ cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ cup Coconut Sugar
  • ¼ cup Maple Syrup
  • tsps Baking Powder
  • ¼ cup Once Again Creamy Peanut Butter


  • Start by adding beans to your food processor; then combine eggs, coconut oil, and vanilla extract.
  • Once well blended, add sugar, maple syrup, vanilla, and baking powder.
  • Pour the mixture into a muffin pan designed for bite-sized brownies or in a 9×9 pan. This recipe makes twelve brownie bites.
  • To finish, add about one half teaspoon of peanut butter to each muffins and swirl around in the batter with a fork.
  • Place in an oven preheated to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes or bake until edges darken.
  • Remove brownies from the oven and let them cool before serving.
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