Vegan Pumpkin Brownies

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Introducing Vegan Pumpkin Brownies: a delightful treat made in just one bowl using simple pantry ingredients like pumpkin puree, cacao powder, almond butter, and coconut sugar. These brownies are not only gluten-free and grain-free but also incredibly fudgy!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  1. Easy one-bowl preparation makes these brownies a breeze to whip up.
  2. With just a handful of ingredients, all likely found in your pantry, these brownies are simple yet satisfying.
  3. This recipe is vegan, plant-based, dairy-free, gluten-free, and grain-free—suitable for various dietary needs.
  4. Despite being flourless, these brownies boast a delightful texture that’s sure to please.
  5. A perfect way to utilize that can of pumpkin hiding in the depths of your pantry.

Tips And Tricks:

  1. Ensure all ingredients are fully combined using a whisk or rubber spatula.
  2. Brownies are ready when a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  3. Allow brownies to cool for about 30 minutes before slicing.
  4. Clean the knife between each slice for neat, even cuts.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Are these brownies fully vegan and gluten-free?
    Absolutely! You can even enjoy the batter if you’re so inclined!
  2. What makes these brownies healthier than others?
    These brownies derive their healthiness from pumpkin, a nutritious ingredient. Plus, they contain just a few simple ingredients without any butter or oil!
  3. How do you know when the brownies are done baking?
    Use a toothpick to test for doneness—the center should come out mostly clean. Also, ensure the edges and corners are firm to the touch and slightly crispy.

Vegan Pumpkin Brownies

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dessert
Servings 10 brownies


  • 1 can of pumpkin puree 15 oz
  • 1/2 cup creamy almond butter
  • 1/3 cup + 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips plus more for topping


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a standard-size loaf pan with parchment paper or grease with non-stick spray.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well using a rubber spatula or whisk.
  • Fold in chocolate chips, then transfer the batter to the loaf pan.
  • Top with additional chocolate chips if desired, then bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out mostly clean.
  • Allow the brownies to cool for 30 minutes before slicing and enjoying!


  • Test for doneness with a toothpick.
  • Clean the knife between each slice for neat cuts.

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