Perfect Gluten Free Blondies Made with Almond Flour

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This recipe for gluten free blondies is delicious–it tastes so good you’d never know they’re gluten-free. Plus, there are tips for converting the recipe to keto or dairy-free blondies!

Short Pin Chewy Gluten Free Blondies a Super Easy One Bowl Recipe

Chewy and Delicious Gluten Free Blondie Recipe

These gluten-free blondies are a chewy and delicious dessert!  This easy and healthy recipe is made in just one bowl making clean-up a breeze.   This recipe is so yummy, no one will suspect they’re really gluten-free.

Plus, this post contains tips for making gluten-free and dairy-free blondies and making low carb keto blondies.

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What you’ll love about this healthy blondie brownie recipe:

  • These healthy blonde brownies are chewy, rich, and delicious.
  • They taste JUST AS GOOD as scratch blondies made with regular flour—no lie.
  • This one-bowl almond flour bars recipe makes for simple clean up!
  • Following a low carb or keto diet? No problem, check out simple + easy modifications in the Keto Blondies section below.
stacked gluten free almond flour bars

Be sure to add this super-simple recipe to your weekly menu, and keep reading for the recipe!


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Equipment for One Bowl Gluten Free Blondies:

  • medium mixing bowl
  • whisk
  • 9 x 13 pan

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Ingredients for this Healthy Blondie Recipe:

ingredients for healthy blondie brownies

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almond flour.  I recommend using a fine ground blanched almond flour instead of a coarser almond meal or unblanched almond flour. This is because fine blanched almond flour results in a fluffier less ‘grainy’ baked good. My favorite to use is Anthony’s almond flour.  It’s way more affordable than grocery store almond flour and has an excellent taste + texture.

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brown sugar. Does your brown sugar get hard as a rock between baking? Toss one of these in your canister to keep your brown sugar soft.

white sugar.

butter. This should be melted… but not tooooo hot!

eggs.

baking powder.  Most baking powders are naturally gluten-free, but double-check that can’s ingredients to ensure that it’s not processed with wheat. I use this one.

vanilla extract.  Some extracts contain gluten derivatives.  I use Watkins extracts—they taste great and are labeled gluten-free according to FDA standards.

salt. Use a fine salt, not coarse.

white chocolate chips.  Be sure that these are gluten-free!  Some chocolate is processed with wheat or contain malted ingredients (malt is derived from barley and is not gluten-free).  Regular Hershey’s white chocolate chips work!  If you’re looking for keto or dairy-free, see the ingredient modifications below.

Do you want to make low carb or keto blondies?

You can turn these regular gluten-free blondies into keto blondies really easily!

Simply sub out the brown sugar for Swerve brown sugar, white sugar for granulated Swerve, and the white chocolate chips for Lily’s white chocolate chips. 

When I do this, I typically use a bit less of each sweetener—start with ½ cup brown Swerve and ½ cup granulated Swerve and adjust to taste.  If you want it sweeter, add the rest of the brown Swerve!

Do you want to make dairy free blondies?

To make gluten free dairy free blondies, you’ll only need to sub out two ingredients.  Sub regular butter for your favorite vegan butter and use Pascha white chocolate baking chips

Pascha are the only dairy-free white chocolate chips I’ve tried that actually taste like white chocolate (not just sugar).  Plus, they’re certified gluten-free!

How do you make these delicious blonde brownie almond flour bars?

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9 x 13 pan with nonstick baking spray (make sure it is gluten-free—some baking sprays have added flours) or lightly butter the dish.

mixing wet ingredients in bowl

First, prepare the wet ingredients. Whisk together the melted butter, both sugars, eggs and vanilla.  Be sure that you don’t pour piping hot butter right on top of the eggs—you don’t want scrambled eggs in your blondies! yuck.

adding dry ingredients to bowl

Once well mixed, add the dry ingredients.

Stir the dry ingredients using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. The mixture will be very thick, so it would be difficult to fully mix if still using your whisk.

folding in white chocolate chips

Then, fold in the white chocolate chips…. and resist the urge to eat the batter.

Trust me. The finished product is worth it!

blondie batter ready for the oven

Transfer to the prepared baking dish and smooth evenly.

Tip: If you find you don’t LOVE the texture of gluten-free baked goods, try letting them rest approximately 10 minutes before putting them in the oven. This allows the alternative flours to better absorb the wet ingredients resulting in a less grainy result.

baked gluten free blondies in pan, cooling

Finally, bake for 30-35 mins, until edges just start to brown and the middle is set (cooking time will somewhat depend on if you want super gooey or super cakey blondies!)

Lastly, let cool, cut, and enjoy. Savor every bite of these delicious blondies.

delicious gluten free blondie with a bite taken out

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Gluten Free Blondies

These gluten free blondies are a chewy and deliciousdessert!  They taste so great you’d neverknow they are gluten-free.  Plus, see the notes section for tips on how to make keto blondies and dairy free blondies.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 43 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20 bars

Equipment

  • medium mixing bowl
  • whisk
  • 9 x 13 pan
  • wooden spoon or spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups almond flour blanched, super fine
  • 2/3 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 stick unsalted butter melted
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cup white chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray a 9 x13 pan with non stick baking spray or lightly butter the dish
  • Whisk together butter, both sugars, eggs and vanilla.
  • Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients.
  • Stir in dry ingredients using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon.
  • Fold in the white chocolate chips.
  • Transfer to the prepared baking dish and smooth evenly.
  • Let rest 10 minutes before baking.
  • Bake for 30-35 mins

Notes

*Be sure the ingredients are fully incorporated before baking to ensure the blondies rise correctly

Make Low Carb Blondies:

Simply sub out the brown sugar for Swerve brown sugar, white sugar for granulated Swerve, and the white chocolate chips for Lily’s white chocolate chips. 
Tips: use a bit less of each sweetener—start with ½ cup brown Swerve and ½ cup granulated Swerve and adjust to taste.  If you want it sweeter, add the rest of the brown Swerve!

Make dairy free blondies:

To make gluten free dairy free blondies, you’ll only need to sub out two ingredients.  Sub regular butter for your favorite vegan butter and use Pascha white chocolate baking chips
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Chewy and Delicious Gluten Free Blondies Made with Almond Flour

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