Clean Eating Brownies
(Makes 20 brownies)
Note: You will want to read through ALL of the directions before decorating these brownies.
1 (16 oz.) container almond butter
4 egg whites
1 cup honey
1 tbsp vanilla
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup grain sweetened chocolate chips (non-dairy chips for those avoiding dairy)
Decorating “Paint” Ingredients
1/2 tsp. Cocoa powder
3 tbsp water
1 packets unflavored gelatin
1/2 cup honey
1 tsp almond extract
~ Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
Step 1 – Add each ingredient, in the order listed, to a large mixing bowl, one at a time. Whisk in each ingredient completely before adding the next.
Step 2 – Pour into an oiled baking pan and bake for 35-40 minutes.
Decorating “Paint” Directions
Step 1 – Mix cocoa powder with two drops of water. Continue to add water, two drops at a time until you have a somewhat thick “paint”.
Step 1 – It’s best to get all your ingredients out and ready before proceeding with this because everything comes together pretty quickly. Be sure to have your brownies cooled, cut and ready to decorate BEFORE you start making the marshmallow topping. Once the marshmallow topping is made, you will need to move very quickly before it solidifies. Otherwise, you’ll end up with a sloppy mess of marshmallow fluff instead of a smooth spread for your brownies.
Step 2 - Stir gelatin into water in a small bowl. Microwave for 30 seconds.
Step 3 – While that’s in the microwave, pour your honey into a mixing bowl. Add the almond extract. Add warm gelatin/water mixture.
Step 4 – Blend for 10-15 minutes until the mixture is thick and fluffy and has more than doubled in size.
Step 5 – Now you must work quickly. Using a knife, spread your marshmallow topping over your brownies.
Step 6 – Using a toothpick and anything with a small edge, dip into your cocoa paint and decorate your brownies any way you’d like!
Note: For a spider web, simply draw two circles, one inside the other (like a target) and then draw squiggly lines from the center, out. (Like rays of the sun)
Eat and Enjoy!