Healthy Brownie Bites

Sometimes, you just need some chocolate.  Sometimes, that chocolate needs to come in the form of a brownie.  We all know that brownies are not the healthiest of treats, but they are delicious.  Have no worries though because the brownie bites will satisfy your chocolate/brownie craving without making all the not so good for you ingredients.  Plus they are the perfect snacking size!  With the holidays right around the corner, these are a quick and easy way to have tasty dessert on hand!

Healthy Brownie Bites

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  • 1 cup tahini, ground sesame seeds (you could also use almond butter, but the tahini really enhances the chocolate flavor)
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 egg or 1 flax egg (1 tbsp flax meal and 3 tbsp water mixed together)
  • 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt, optional
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder

1.  Preheat oven to 350.  Mix all the wet ingredients together and then whisk in the dry.  Make sure your batter is smooth with no lumps.

2.  In a mini muffin tin drop in about 1 tbsp of the batter.  Bake for about 15 minutes or until the middle of the bites are set.  Remove from oven and let cool before you pop them out of the tins.

See?  Super quick and easy way to get a brownie in your belly!  You could also make extra because these freeze really well.  Just pull them out of the freezer a few minutes before you want to eat them.  Eat, enjoy, and if you try them out let me know what you think!