Dark Chocolate-Almond Brownie Bites (Flour Free)

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By Amy H.
from Detroit, MI

Calories 116 per 1/16 piece Total Fat 4.5g Saturated Fat 1.1g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 59mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 20.1g Dietary Fiber 2.3g Total Sugars 16.4g Protein 1.7g Calcium 21mg Potassium 152mg

serves Makes 16 brownie bites
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake


  • 2 pkg
    (8 oz. each) whole, pitted dates
  • 1 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted, roasted almonds + 2 tbsp. separated
  • 1/2 c
    dark (70%+ cacao) chocolate chips + 2 tbsp. separated
  • 1/2 c
    1/2 cup dark cocoa powder
  • small pinch of coarsely ground sea salt

How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Place Dates, olive oil, vanilla extract and water into the food processor and mix on high speed until it is the consistency of a fine paste.
  • 3
    Add in the almonds and pulse until almonds are coarsely chopped. Remove to a mixing bowl.
  • 4
    Stir in dark cocoa powder and 1/2 cup of the chocolate chips into the date mixture until very, very well incorporated.
  • 5
    Line an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper. Spoon in the chocolate, date mixture and press it down firmly and evenly.
  • 6
    Bake in oven 10 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from the oven. Let cool in pan.
  • 8
    While brownie bites are cooling, Melt remaining chocolate chips in microwave for a minute or so, stirring every few seconds until melted. Drizzle chocolate over brownies.
  • 9
    Chop remaining almonds and sprinkle over melted chocolate.
  • 10
    Sprinkle a bit of salt to the top.
  • 11
    Chill in the refrigerator for several hours. Cut into bite sized squares. Store in the refrigerator in an air tight container and enjoy for several days.