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Zucchini brownies - Dr. Axe

Paleo Zucchini Brownies with Dark Chocolate Chips

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These zucchini brownies are a healthy, satisfying treat. If you’re baking for people who aren’t normally veggie fans, get ready to wow them.


  • ½ cup almond butter
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa or cacao powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 medium zucchini, shredded and squeezed of excess liquid**
  • ¼ cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F.
  2. Line an 8×8 baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Add all the ingredients except for the zucchini and chocolate chips to a high-speed blender or food processor, mixing until well-combined.
  4. Transfer batter to a medium bowl and stir in the zucchini and chocolate chips.
  5. Pour the batter into your prepared baking pan.
  6. Bake for 35 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving.
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 35 min
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Blender/Oven
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 61g
  • Calories: 61
  • Sugar: 6.8g
  • Sodium: 65mg
  • Fat: 2.3g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.3g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.1g
  • Fiber: 1.1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 27mg

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