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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Dark Chocolate Coconut Brownies!

The Best Dark Chocolate Coconut Brownies!
I know everyone always says it but these truly are THE BEST!
If you didn't get a change to check out the guest post I did based on these brownies you can check it out here. I even Vlogged it!
Here's the recipe and yes it's the full fat version. You can substitute apple sauce for half the butter and it will still taste "good" but not "great" like with REAL butter!
½ cup butter – room temp
¾ cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 eggs
½ cup Whole White Wheat flour
1/3 cup Special Dark Cocoa
¼ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp. salt
½ cup sliced almonds
1 cup shredded sweet coconut
Handful of Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (Optional)

Preheat oven to 350. Butter a 9x9 pan. Beat butter, sugar and vanilla. Add eggs; beat well with spoon. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt, almonds & coconut. Add flour mixture to egg mixture & stir just until blended. Spread evenly into pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips if desired.

Bake 20-25 minutes or until brownies begin to pull away from sides of pan. Cool completely in pan on rack.


  1. yummyyy....... I love chocolate!!

  2. Oh my Delicious sounded, I love coconut. will need to make these this coming week. My Dad love coconut and Chocolate. I send him home with some.

  3. Devita showed me your site and I think I fall in love when I saw this! LOL :-) I definitely will try it out. Thanks for sharing this!

  4. Oh YUM!!! Ok, I will have to make these before I start the detox! LOL

  5. Oh, we LOVE brownies and the fact that these are made with wheat is great. I'll be trying these for sure! I LOVE,LOVE, LOVE your blog background. I only post recipes on my blog that are family loves too. I love the little hand mittens too. Beautiful.


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