Blondies are the non-chocolate version of brownies. Of course, a lot of them include chocolate chips, but they still don’t usually have cocoa powder in the batter. Blondies are a great dessert for when you need to grab something and go or if you’re just looking to change things up. They will definitely satisfy a sweet tooth. Blondies are also great because they are so versatile! You can make nut butter, chocolate, chips and even birthday cake blondies! There are so many different vegan blondie recipes and you can even try making up your own. Be creative! To get started, make sure to check out these 15 vegan blondie recipes! They might even be better than brownies.
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1. Peanut Butter Cup Blondies
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These Peanut Butter Cup Blondies by Nicole Dunai is like a thick, fudgy version of a peanut butter cookie. Then, smooshed in the middle is a homemade vegan peanut butter cup! The blondie batter enrobes the peanut butter cup as it bakes, it’s just so dreamy and absolutely decadent. If you’re a peanut butter and chocolate lover, give this recipe a try! Because there’s no such thing as too much peanut butter!
2. Pumpkin Blondies
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Turn these gluten-free vegan Pumpkin Blondies by Nele Liivlaid into your favorite dessert that is free from oils and refined sugar. You’ll only need a food processor and 15 minutes of your time to make this healthy vegan gluten-free recipe.
3. Choc Nut Blondies
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Have you tried a blondie before? They are the cocoa-less version of brownies. You won’t be missing chocolate in these vegan Choc Nut Blondies by Harriet Porterfield though! These gluten-free and vegan blondies are full of chocolate chips and almonds. Just 30 mins to prepare and 10 simple ingredients––you’re gonna love them! Feel free to swap the nuts for any other nuts you fancy––pecans or walnuts would be delicious too! Whipped aquafaba makes for a lovely light texture and helps the almond flour bind together. Gluten-free vegan chocolate chip blondies that are gooey, fudgy, and moist––what more could you want?
4. Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies
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These vegan Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies by Jenn Sebestyen will be your new go-to treat! They are moist and tender in the center with just a bit of a crackly crust on top. They are perfectly sweet, healthier than your average blondie recipe, and oh-so addictive! While these do contain a good amount of sugar, they are also packed with protein, fiber, folate, and iron, so you can feel good about your new afternoon treat! Oh, and guess what? They are gluten-free and oil-free too! You have to try making these vegan chickpea blondies!
5. Tahini Blondies With Blueberry Chia Jam Swirl
You would never guess that these Tahini Blondies With Blueberry Chia Jam Swirl by Courtney West are gluten-free. Made from a blend of sweet rice, teff, and oat flours, they’re sweet and moist, thanks to tahini and applesauce. Although delicious on their own, these blondies are taken to the next level with a blend of blueberry chia jam sweetened with a delicate touch of maple syrup. Whether you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing dessert to bring to a potluck or seeking something to satisfy your craving for something sweet, these will do just the trick.
6. Peanut Butter and Nutella Bourbon Blondies
Sub in any nut butter you have around for the peanut butter, but please don’t skip the vegan Nutella, it just makes these! You are going to love Abby Thompson‘s Peanut Butter and Nutella Bourbon Blondies!
7. White Chocolate Pumpkin Blondies
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What’s fab about Gabrielle St. Claire‘s recipe for White Chocolate Pumpkin Blondies? Everything! It’s quick, easy, has accessible ingredients (minus the white chocolate, but you can get that on Amazon), it’s seasonal, features no dairy or eggs, packed with pumpkin, has aesthetic appeal, and perf for the the fall season! If you love all things pumpkin or simply modern vegan treats, you have to try this recipe for vegan White Chocolate Pumpkin Blondies!
8. White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies
Sweet, buttery, loaded with sprinkles and topped with classic vanilla icing. Everyone will be shocked they’re made with white beans! You have to try these White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies by Kris Dee | Mostly Domestic!
9. Maple Peanut Butter Blondies
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Only seven ingredients, one bowl, and half an hour’s time, these bars are no-stress, but totally delicious. They’re extremely moist and fudgy and packed with maple and peanut butter. Medha Swaminatha‘s Maple Peanut Butter Blondies are perfect for the holidays!
10. Peanut Butter Pecan Chocolate Chip Blondies
11. Cookie Dough Blondies
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These chewy and gooey Cookie Dough Blondies by Aisling Tuck look so delicious, you won’t believe they are only made with six ingredients. They’re sweet, buttery, and can be whipped up in just 30 minutes. This indulgent version is definitely one worth trying, but if you want to lighten the recipe up in the future, simply sub in coconut sugar and coconut oil for the brown sugar and butter.
12. 7-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies
Introducing the easiest Peanut Butter Blondies you’ll ever make! James Wythe‘s 7-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chickpea Blondies are totally gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free too. If you’ve never tried blondies before and see chickpeas as the main ingredient and think… nah that isn’t for me then trust me and give them a go, you’ll be pleasantly surprised.
13. Paleo Plantain Blondies
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These Paleo Plantain Blondies by Alison Marras are moist, chewy in the middle with a light golden crust on top, and naturally sweet from yellow plantains. They have no added sugar at all, so you can snack without the sugar crash. Eat these for dessert or breakfast — they’re that good!
14. Chocolate Chunk Nut Butter Blondies
15. Tahini Dark Chocolate Chunk Blondies With Caramelized Ginger and Figs
Oh, these blondies are heavenly! Nutty tahini, dark chocolate chunks, caramelized ginger, and figs?! Does it really get any better than that? These Tahini Dark Chocolate Chunk Blondies With Caramelized Ginger and Figs by Courtney West could possibly be the ultimate autumn dessert. (Plus, they’re pretty good for you, as far as desserts go!)
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