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Butter Bean Blondies

These butter bean blondies are the ultimate healthy dessert! They’re flourless, gluten free, and vegan friendly - but still rich and delicious. Easy to make with just 8 simple ingredients.

Course Dessert
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 221 kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers



  • 1 15-ounce can of butter beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup OR honey (note honey is not vegan)
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 + 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (double check label if diet restrictions; Enjoy Life chocolate chips are dairy free/vegan)



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 baking dish or a pie plate.

  2. In a food processor, puree butter beans until they form a smooth paste. 

  3. Add peanut butter, maple syrup (or honey), vanilla, salt, baking powder, and baking soda to the bean mixture in the processor. Turn on processor for about 5-10 seconds until everything is well combined. Fold in 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips.

  4. Place batter in baking dish and top with remaining chocolate chips.

  5. Bake for approximately 20-25 minutes, or until a knife/toothpick comes out clean. {If you prefer more gooey blondies, go on the lower end; for firmer blondies go on the higher end.}

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Analysis (approximate per serving):

221 calories, 10 g fat (4 g sat fat), 311 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 18 g sugar, 6 g fiber