Love sweet potato brownies? Then you will love, love, LOVE this triple chocolate sweet potato brownie! It's baked in a skillet, resulting in a slightly crispy bottom and fudgy center packed with melty chocolate chips and walnuts. Then, it's topped with sticky date caramel and even more walnuts. A dessert this decadent is the perfect dessert to share with your friends, family, or special someone during movie night.

Triple Chocolate Sweet Potato Walnut Skillet Brownie [Vegan]






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For the Brownie:

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2-3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 cup almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup walnuts, crushed (save some for the topping)

For the Salted Date Caramel:

  • 6 dates
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For Topping:

  • Vegan ice cream
  • Walnuts


To Make the Date Caramel:

  1. Add soft pitted dates to a food processor with the rest of the ingredients, pulse until smooth. Add additional coconut milk to modify the consistency.

To Make the Brownie:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and coat a skillet with coconut oil. Heat your almond butter or peanut butter in the microwave for 15 seconds for a more pliable texture, then whisk it together with the sweet potato and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, stir together all the dry ingredients (minus nuts and chocolate) and combine. Pour dry into wet and fold in the chocolate chips and crushed walnuts.
  3. Distribute the batter into the greased skillet and smooth out the top. Top with additional walnuts and chocolate chips. Bake on the center oven rack 20 minutes, let cool for 10 and serve with salted caramel and vegan vanilla ice cream.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 977 | Carbs: 85 g | Fat: 60 g | Protein: 29 g | Sodium: 607 mg | Sugar: 44 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.