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A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with liver cancer and her diet became more restrictive. After doing some research, I found that more protein could help so I came up with these so that she could have a relatively healthy treat with her healthy diet.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 9-inch baking pan
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch baking pan.

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  • Spread mixed nuts onto a baking sheet.

  • Toast in preheated oven until nuts start to turn golden brown and become fragrant, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool.

  • Mix brown sugar, flaxseed oil, and butter together in a bowl until creamy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, whisking well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract. Add 2/3 cup toasted nuts, almond flour, cocoa powder, all-purpose flour, dark chocolate, and baking powder; mix batter well.

  • Pour batter into the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup toasted nuts on top.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute sunflower oil for the flaxseed oil if desired.

Nutrition Facts

266 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 18.8g; fat 20.6g; cholesterol 42.7mg; sodium 135.4mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
05/08/2020
This is a nice option for a healthier brownie. I used canola oil and coconut flour as that’s all I had in hand. They are very rich with the bittersweet cacao and cocoa powder. I would check them at 18 min so they are not over baked. Love the nuts inside and in top. Give it a try! Read More