Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

These mouth watering Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies are a fudgy-type brownie, so chocolatey with toasted almonds. They are gluten-free, and can be frozen for up to 3 months! This post has been updated with new photography!

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

A little warning about this post. It’s not only “sweet” with a delicious Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies recipe, it’s also a sweet love story from 2 years ago,

A few years back I shared how 25 years ago this handsome Irishman popped the big question, WILL YOU MARRY ME? And I said YES. And we got married on June 8, 1991 in Applegate, Oregon, on a very hot, 108 degree day!

Sandy & Paul 25 years ago - Reluctant Entertainer

It’s been gloriously hard at times. Glorious good times. And then, the hard times, where God has chiseled away our selfishness. Learning to be completely selfless and to stay committed is DAILY work. My love for this man has been so worth fighting for!

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

Because life is usually very sweet, I thought I’d post one of our all-time favorite Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies recipe, that we enjoy in our home.

In fact, they are so good, I usually keep a batch in the freezer. You can freeze these up to 3 months!

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

Why in the freezer? When we’re trying to hold back on our sweets and have a little discipline in our lives? (By the way, Saturday was also our 60th straight day to do yoga!)

Several times in the past month, we’ve hosted dinners here where I’ve asked a guest to bring dessert.

There’s always someone in the group now who seems to be gluten-free, and these brownies are just that!

(That’s Alder, our Whoodle, with his nose in everything!)

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

Easy to freeze

Made with almond flour (I buy Blue Diamond Almond Flour at Costco), I keep brownie squares individually wrapped, so they’re easy to pull from the freezer and quickly microwave.

No need to worry about gluten-free when I’m already prepared, right?

But … even if you’re not gluten-free, the flavor is so divine!

How to freeze brownies: To freeze brownies or bar cookies, cool brownies or bar cookies completely, but do not cut into individual servings. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap, then wrap again with foil. Freeze up to 3 months. To thaw, unwrap and let them stand at room temperature for 3-4 hours before cutting into squares or bars.

And, have I told you just how much I just love a brownie that melts in your mouth?

Happy Friday, and have a great weekend!

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies


  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa solids)
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 large eggs (beaten)
  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour (I buy at Trader Joe’s)
  • 1 cup chopped almonds (toasted is best)


  1. Preheat the oven 325ºF. Melt the chocolate and butter gently over a low heat in a heavy-based saucepan.
  2. Take the pan off the heat, mix in the vanilla and sugar, and let it cool a little.
  3. Beat the eggs into the pan along with the almond flour and chopped almonds. Prepare a 9 inch square baking pan with cooking spray or parchment paper.
  4. Bake for 28-30 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.
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Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies

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24 comments on “Almond Flour Chocolate Brownies”

  1. I adore baked goods made with almond flour. Adds such wonderful texture and flavor to desserts. These brownies look awesome! And they’re easy to freeze? Well, that just sounds wonderful (and dangerous) :-)

  2. Thank you for gluten free recipes! 

    Beautiful words (and picture!) regarding your marriage. Loved this post.

  3. Love the idea of an easy gluten free recipe! Looks delicious. Hope you two had a wonderful weekend. Big hugs, friend! xo

  4. I always love reading your posts. So happy for you and your family. And these look so incredibly good!

  5. I’m a huge fan of using almond flour–these look so good! 

  6. I love using almond flour in baked goods, these looks awesome!

  7. Do you think these would work with Splenda or Stevia instead of sugar?.. my daughter is a type 1 diabetic and think these would be a great treat for her!

    • No, I think you really need to use sugar. Let me know if you try it though, and if it turned out!

    • Try to use coconut palm sugar. Its lower glycemic, tastes like brown sugar, and works perfectly well in every baked good I’ve tried it in!

  8. I made these with Swerve and they turned out great.

  9. Does anyone have the carb count on this?

  10. Is there Nutrition information on this? Carbs?

  11. In your ingredients you list almond flour but in  your directions you say almond meal. Which is it? I’ve heard that they produce different results. 

  12. Could this be made sans chopped almonds? 

  13. Props to you for the 25 years, congratulations! These brownies look really good too, I’ll have to try them out :)

    Julia // The Sunday Mode

  14. These were a huge hit and I am so glad to be able to freeze them too. Thank you for sharing.

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