Paleo Sunbutter Swirl Brownies









Recipe adapted from:

*Makes 9 servings


  • 3 ounce dark chocolate bar 60% cacao or higher
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, liquid
  • 3/4 cup creamy sunbutter separated into 1/4 cup and 1/2 cup
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup of dark chocolate chips or Enjoy Life chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. In a large sized metal bowl melt the dark chocolate bar using the double boiler method by placing the bowl over a pot of boiling water.
  3. Once the chocolate is melted remove from heat and slowly stir in the liquid coconut oil.
  4. Then stir in 1/4 cup almond butter (or sunflower seed butter for nut-free option), maple syrup, vanilla extract and eggs.
  5. Now whisk in the dry ingredients, the coconut palm sugar and unsweetened cocoa powder.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  7. Grease an 8×8″ square glass pan liberally with coconut oil or butter and pour in the brownie batter. Then pour the remaining 1/2 cup almond butter (or sunflower seed butter for nut-free option) evenly over the top of the batter and gently slide a butter knife around to create swirls through the batter.
  8. Cook for 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Let cool and enjoy!