No Bake Peppermint Brownies (Vegan)

No Bake Peppermint Brownies that are vegan.  They are the perfect holiday bars!  All you need is about 10 minutes to make  them!

These no bake Mint chocolate brownies only call for 5 simple ingredients!  I was eating the batter right out of the food processor and let me tell you it’s delicious!

If you have some guests with dietary restrictions, then these might be a good option.  If you are a lover of all things peppermint, you may also like my 4 ingredient peppermint fudge or my peppermint truffles.


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I used pecans in this recipe, but walnuts would be good as well.  I think even sunflower seeds may work for a nut free option.

This easy no bake recipe could be made ahead of time so you have on less thing to cook on the day of your holiday party.

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German Chocolate Quinoa Brownies

German Chocolate Quinoa Brownies.  I have a treat for you guys today!  You are going to love these German chocolate vegan quinoa brownies.

If you are a fan of the quinoa brownie recipe already up on the blog, you will love this latest twist!  Especially if you like anything German chocolate flavored.

These German chocolate gluten free quinoa brownies are a cinch to make too.  I used my vegan sweetened condensed milk recipe for this.


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These quinoa brownies would be perfect for holiday parties.  I promise no one with ever know they are made healthier!

Not only are these brownies made a  little healthier, they also pack a protein punch.  Quinoa is a plant based complete protein. 🙂

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Quinoa Brownies (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Quinoa Brownies that are vegan and gluten free!!  Yes I did it.   I made quinoa chocolate brownies.  After I made the quinoa cookies and they were a hit, I thought I would experiment with quinoa brownies.

I promise you these brownies will not disappoint!  They are really yummy and even easier to make!  If you like healthy brownie recipes, you may also like this and this.


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These delicious brownies are vegan, gluten free and grain free.  Quinoa is technically a seed and not a grain.  You would never be able to tell there was quinoa in these brownies.

These healthier brownies also come with a punch of protein.  Did you know that quinoa is one of the few plant based, complete proteins?  I hope you enjoy these brownies as much as I did.

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Fudgy Flourless Brownies (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Fudgy Flourless Brownies that are vegan and gluten free.  O.M.G you guys!  These brownies are awesome! I have made my Super Moist Flourless brownies in the past and those were great. Well these healthy brownies are amazing!

These fudgy vegan flourless brownies go to the next level of awesomeness.  They are flourless thanks to a secret ingredient.  I will give you a hint.  It’s not beans!


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Super Moist Flourless Brownies (Vegan)

Super Moist Flourless Brownies.  Who doesn’t like brownies?  My Thick and Fudgy Brownie recipe is very popular.  But it’s not flourless.  I also have a Grain Free Blondie recipe that still is not flourless.

Since so many people try to avoid those things, I started to think about black bean brownie recipes.  There are so many flourless brownie recipes out there.

I have actually attempted flourless brownies in the past, but many have been fails.  So I decided to try a successful black bean brownie recipe.

I even shared this black bean brownie recipe on my Facebook page in the past.  I used Sugar Free Mom’s recipe as inspiration, but slightly tweaked it to make it oil free.

If you haven’t checked out Sugar Free Mom, you need to.  She has great recipes and many are sugar free and gluten free.


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Thick and Fudgy Brownies

My husband is a huge chocolate lover.   He especially loves fudgy brownies.  I am more of a nut butter girl myself.  So I combined those two things to make these yummy thick and fudgy brownies!  This is attempt number 3 at brownies and these brownies came out so good!  I used white whole wheat in my brownie recipe, but they can easily be done with a gluten free flour as well.

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These can also be done with peanut butter or sunflower butter as well.  I knew these were a hit because my daughter ate hers right up and asked for another.  My husband said they reminded him of Duncan Hines brownies in a box!.  Without the chemicals of course! I used dark chocolate and cacao powder so these are filled with healthy antioxidants for your body too. A brownie you can feel good about eating. Can it get any better than that really?

Thick and Fudgy Brownies

Thick and Fudgy Brownies

Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 15 min Serves 10 brownies     adjust servings



  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a large bowl , add all the dry ingredients.
  3. In a saucepan , on medium heat, combine the coconut oil, applesauce, maple syrup, almond butter and chocolate.
  4. Stir until everything is well combined. Set aside.
  5. Line an 8X8 pan with a sheet of parchment paper leaving enough room for some paper to come out the sides. This will make the brownies easy to remove.
  6. Add the heated mixture to the dry ingredients and stir only until combined.
  7. Lastly add the egg and milk and stir until everything is mixed well. Be careful not to over-mix or the brownies can come out tough.
  8. Bake in the oven for about 15 minutes. I kept mine slightly gooey and they worked out great that way. The first time I overcooked them and they were so dry.
  9. Once the brownies are cooled, pull them out by grabbing the parchment paper.
  10. Cut with a pizza cutter into squares.


Recipe Notes

Store them in a container in the pantry or the fridge. Keep in mind, if you store them in the fridge, they will harden slightly because the coconut oil will solidify. I got about 10 brownies out of my batch. Enjoy!