Freedom Brownies Recipe

These clean eating freedom brownies are wonderful, grain-free brownies!!

A reader on Facebook forwarded a recipe to me thinking I might enjoy a new type of brownie. A brownie made with coconut flour!

Three of these Clean Eating Freedom Brownies are stacked on top of each other on a round, white plate.

Not being one to turn down a good brownie, I took a peek at the recipe. It looked lovely, and with butter, it would have been clean. But since I’m not eating any dairy at the moment, I had to make a change in the source of fat for these. And because I did that, I had to have more egg to help it bind. I also like a heavier vanilla flavor so….. well…. you get the idea. I changed the recipe.

But my, oh my….what a great treat! Something I absolutely needed for my sanity today…

P.S. – These are gluten-free, dairy-free, AND grain-free! Oh, and did I mention they are DA-ANG good!!????

But it’s also only fair to say that even though these are called “Freedom Brownies”, that doesn’t mean they are free of calories. These are definitely a once-in-a-while treat.

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Freedom Brownies Recipe

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Clean Eating Freedom Brownies

Freedom Brownies Recipe

These delicious brownies are grain free and positively delicious!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 15 servings
Calories: 112kcal


  • cup coconut flour
  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • cup coconut oil
  • 5 large eggs
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract, non sugar added


  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the coconut flour and cocoa powder.
  • Whisk in the coconut oil, eggs, maple syrup and vanilla extract. Blend well.
  • Pour batter into a greased baking dish (mine was about 7×11), and bake at 350 F. for about 30 minutes.
  • Allow to cool. This is important because they tend to fall apart easily when warm, making it difficult to get them out of the pan.


Please note that the nutrition data below is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.6mg

This recipe from the Gracious Pantry archives, originally posted 3/14/15.

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  1. Ok Tiffiany! These are DELICIOUS!!! I left them in my glass pan, and put them in the fridge. I think they are even better cold. When the coconut oil solidifies, it makes me think that I am biting into choc chips. Ha Thank you for another great recipe!!!!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Michele – My pleasure! So happy you enjoyed them! ๐Ÿ˜€

  2. Mine came out with almost like an eggy layer at the bottom like it had all separated ๐Ÿ™

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Emily – Oh no!!! Something definitely went wrong there. Did you mix well enough?

  3. Made these today!! So Yummy!!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Lauren B – I’m so happy you enjoyed it!

  4. These recipes all sound great however…. I hav a severe coconut allergy… so eating these clean recipes have been difficult. Is there anything you would recommend for switching out the coconut oil and coconut flour for?


  5. You have the patience of Job! I read many comments and noticed a lot of repetitive questions. You were very gracious to reply each time. I’m just urging folks to take a moment and read before they ask! Great, informative website. Glad I stumbled onto it! Definitely bookmarked. Is there a link to your cookbook? Thanks!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Michelle – Haha! Thanks. ๐Ÿ™‚ If you look up at the top at the main navigation area, you’ll see the “cookbooks” link at the top. Once there, you can filter by clicking on the black text for either ebooks or published books. Thanks!

  6. Hi do you have the calorie count on these brownies? I’m using them for my nutrition project and am citing you as a source!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Geet – Sorry, no. You would have to plug the recipe into an online recipe calculator. has a really easy one. Good luck with your project!

  7. Hi there! I just finally tried this recipe today! I baked it for my husband for our Fathers Day dessert! It tastes yummy! I’m sure the kids will love this too! Thanks for sharing ! By the way, I shared it on my blog as well and linked back to you at
    Thanks a million!

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Ria – Awesome! Thanks so much for sharing it! I’m so happy you all enjoyed it! ๐Ÿ˜€

  8. Hi! Can’t wait to try this. Do you have any sense for whether or not they would freeze well?

    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      Jenn – I haven’t tried, but I think they might do okay. Just make sure they are packed air-tight. ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. 5 stars
    These brownies are really good! I did melt my coconut oil before adding it to the batter and wound up added pecan pieces to the mix, too! Almost makes you think of an Almond Joy bar when eating them! Baked mine in a 9×9 for 30 min., which was perfect.


    1. The Gracious Pantry says:

      C – Yay!!! I’m so happy you enjoyed them! Pecans sound like a delicious addition! ๐Ÿ™‚