These flourless tahini brownie bites are a fudgy, grain-free dessert that’s sure to score at your big game party!
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Are you ready for game day? Though both my teams are out, I’ll still be watching. But I’m way more interested in the food than what will be happening on TV next Sunday. And honestly, that’s always the best part. This year, I’m making dessert – in the form of flourless brownies! And you know I have to be a little extra, so I added a swirl of tahini to take them up a notch.
These flourless brownies get nutty, rich flavor from the tahini and bittersweet chocolate. Now. I won’t pretend that these are a health food. They are not. They are a portion controlled treat that will satisfy your grain-free and grain-eating friends alike.
It was fun to play around with the recipe because until I made black bean brownies a couple years ago, I had not tried brownies without flour. But the cocoa adds a bit of a flour-like consistency to the mix while the tahini and bittersweet chocolate give them all the body they need for a rich, fudgy finish. Plus it makes a pourable batter that you can whisk by hand!
Though it looks like caramel in the photo, that swirl is a simple mix of tahini and maple syrup for a nutty, slightly sweet topping that takes these flourless brownie bites over the top.
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I’ve seen both the the Carolina Panthers (2016) and the Falcons (2017) go down in the big game in the last couple years. No matter what happens this year, I’m going to have these on the table so it will be a sweet finish!
So what are you serving? I’m sure to have guacamole and other small bites and dips. But I’m still pulling the menu together. If you’ll be browsing around your local Sprouts for inspiration (like me), enter “TOUCHDOWN” in their mobile app for $1 off Sprouts Organic Spicy Black Bean Dip!
So here’s the easy recipe. You can make these brownies a day or so ahead if you want. They will stay perfectly moist and fudgy for a few days in a sealed container. Tag me on Instagram (@marisamoore) when you make them!
Flourless Tahini Swirl Brownie Bites
- 6 oz. bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
- ¼ cup unsalted tahini plus 2 tablespoon
- 2 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
- 2 eggs large eggs, at room temperature
- ¾ cup coconut sugar (or maple sugar)
- ¼ teaspoon coarse salt
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ¼ cup baking cocoa
- 2 tablespoon maple syrup
- cooking spray/mister
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Prep an 8 x 8 baking pan with cooking spray on the sides and bottom. Line with parchment paper.
- Melt chocolate over a double boiler. Stir in ¼ cup tahini and the coconut oil until smooth. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool slightly.
- In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, coconut sugar, salt, and vanilla extract until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is light and airy.
- With the mixer on low speed, add the warm (not hot) chocolate mixture a little at a time just until combined. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the cocoa powder. Pour the batter into the prepped pan.
- In a small bowl, whisk the remaining 2 tablespoon tahini with the maple syrup. Drop the maple tahini mixture by the spoonful onto the brownie batter. Swirl with a toothpick or spoon.
- Bake at 350°F for about 30-35 minutes. Let cool. Slice into 16 brownie bites.
I love tahini in my got chocolate but I never though to swirl it in to brownies! This looks amazing.
Thank you, Juli! Try it… I promise it won’t be your last time 🙂
Carrie | Clean Eating Kitchen
These look so good! I love the addition of tahini! YUM!!
The tahini definitely makes these uniquely delicious!
Lisa | Garlic + Zest
I am all about those brownies — I have to admit to not caring a whit about football,but I can always rally around the buffet table. I would have to save room for dessert here.
Gotta love brownies!
Love the tahini and chocolate combination. These look so good and it’s amazing that they are flourless.
Ok Marisa, who are you and where did you come from with these brownies looking all break-my-diet delicious?! I’ll be bookmarking, making, and sharing the heck out of these! Thanks for the recipe 🙂
Your comment made me seriously LOL! I know what you mean. I HAD to make them 3 times – just to make sure the recipe worked. Hope you get to make them soon!
Victoria Shanta Retelny
I have go to make these! They look delicious!
Thanks, Vicki! It’s amazing how these brownies come together.
Tahini and chocolate combo is unique and sounds interesting.. I have never treid this actually, Love this recipe.
Thank you, Priya! It’s a tasty combo for sure. Thanks for stopping by 🙂
I’ve never done a swirl and it was fantastic. Super yummy and loved that they are flourless.
This recipe was delicious! I love that it is decadent without being overly sweet. It’s also super simple to make! I ended up using two puréed bananas instead of the sugar because I had oodles of bananas that were about to go bad, and it still turned out well! Thanks for this recipe 🙂
That’s so great to know. I’d imagine the bananas add even more moisture to the brownies. Thanks so much for making and sharing!!
I made these last night and OMG definitely going to be a reoccurring theme in our house. I was a bit skeptical of the no flour but they definitely hit the spot.
Haha! Thanks for the blind trust 🙂 Glad you enjoyed the recipe!
Please know, my husband does not give five stars. He gave these five stars. No question asked.
These are delicious! Hands down our new favorite dessert!
Thank you so much for these delicious brownies 🙂