Another winner of a dairy-free, vegan, gluten-free, and no refined sugar autumnal treat! These blondies are seasonal, and easier to make than your average apple pie, and even richer, too. Bring these to your holiday table for a new take on apple desserts.

Spiced Apple and Almond Butter Blondies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Calories

297

Serves

10 blondies

Ingredients

To Make the Blondies:

  • 5 ounces cooked apples
  • 4 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup oat flour
  • 1/2 cup almond or tigernut flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 large apple, chopped into small pieces

To Make the Caramel Glaze:

  • 3 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons almond milk
  • Large pinch of cinnamon
  • Pecans, to decorate (optional)
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 355°F and grease and line a 9x9-inch baking tin.
  2. Place the cooked apples, almond butter, coconut sugar, and vanilla in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  3. Stir in the flours, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg and mix until well combined the fold in the apple pieces.
  4. Spread the mixture in an even layer in the tin then bake for 25 minutes until golden and firm. Leave to cool completely in the tin.
  5. Next gently melt the ingredients for the caramel glaze on a low heat and whisk until smooth. Pour this over the cooled blondies then place in the fridge for 30 minutes to firm up slightly.
  6. Cut into pieces, top each one with a pecan half (optional) – then enjoy!
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 297 | Carbs: 41 g | Fat: 14 g | Protein: 6 g | Sodium: 23 mg | Sugar: 6 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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