This gluten-free mocha brownie recipe will knock your socks off! They’re delicious and packed with HEALTHY ingredients! These flour-less brownies are dairy-free, refined-sugar-free and gluten-free. They also offer a great dose of fiber and protein with the “secret ingredient” …  garbanzo beans! Don’t worry though, you’ll only taste chocolately goodness in these brownies! Enjoy!!

Gluten Free Mocha Brownies


  • 15 Medjool dates, pitted, soaked and drained
  • ¼ cup water
  • 9 T raw cocoa
  • ¼ cup agave syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, soft, not liquid
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 T espresso, ground fine
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Blend dates (in a blender) and ¼ cup water on high until it becomes a paste
3. Add eggs, cocoa, agave, coconut oil, baking powder and espresso; blend until smooth
4. Add garbanzo beans; mix on high until entire mixture is well incorporated, thick and smooth
5. Evenly distribute mixture into mini muffin tins (fills 30-32)
6. Bake for 10-12 minutes (until it passes the toothpick test); remove and cool on a wire rack