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chewy vegan brownies

Chewy Vegan Brownies

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 16 brownies 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


Chewy Vegan Brownies so rich, so chewy, they demand to be eaten. All of them. Now!


  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Applesauce
  • 1/2 cup Sugar ( )
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 2 Tbs Ground Flax Seeds
  • 6 Tbs Hot Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/3 cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Walnuts ((optional))


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Add ground flax seed to the hot water, stir then set aside
  3. In a large bowl mix applesauce, sugar, and maple syrup until combined
  4. Stir in flax seed mixture and vanilla and stir to combine
  5. Using an electric mixer, blend in cocoa powder
  6. Finally blend in flour, scraping sides, until a thick bater if formed.
  7. Fold in the walnuts if you're using them.
  8. Line a 8" pan with aluminum foil allowing some to overhang
  9. Cut a 8" square of parchment paper and lay down on top of foil
  10. Pour in batter spreading evenly
  11. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean
  12. When done, grab foil to lift brownies out to cool
  13. Parchment paper will peel away when completely cool


  • Calories: 49