Vega One Blondie Protein Brownies

Serves 9

60 Minute Prep Time

By Robin Runner on March 16, 2015 , categorized in Dessert, Snacks

Protein Brownies

By Vega Blogger Robin. Originally posted on her blog, Knead to Cook

A delicious Blondie treat, packed with protein? How can you say no? Vega Blogger Robin of Knead to Cook revamped a traditional Blondie recipe by adding Vega One, chickpeas and nut butter

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained
  • ½ cup almond butter
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup salted peanuts
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp Vanilla Vega One™ Nutritional Shake
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional Toppings: Chopped nuts, raw cacao nibs, vegan chocolate chips, pretzel pieces, candy pieces, chopped cookies, etc.

Preparation

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F and spray an 8×8 glass baking pan with baking spray. Set aside.

  2. Place all of your ingredients into your Vitamix or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy.

  3. Spoon your mixture into the prepared pan and place the toppings of choice on top.

  4. Bake for about 45 minutes or until golden around the edges.

  5. Remove and let cool completely before slicing.

Robin Runner

Robin Runner is a freelance developer and contributor to Vega’s Recipe Center. Robin is the author, recipe developer, fitness enthusiast, and photographer behind the blog Knead to Cook. Knead to Cook documents Robin’s journey from carnivore to plant-based vegan. As a wife and active mother of two active teenage daughters, Robin is well-versed in creating easy, flavorful recipes to accommodate everyone. Whether you’re a lover of meat and potatoes, or strictly vegan and gluten-free, Robin’s non-threatening recipes and captivating photography will appeal to all tastes! When she’s not in the kitchen, Robin is also a world-traveler, avid reader, marathon runner, and cyclist.

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