Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Brownies

Pumpkin Quinoa Brownies

Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Brownies

For when you want brownies and it’s the middle of fall. I added pumpkin and cinnamon to these brownies because I didn’t have applesauce, and  it felt like a no brainer because applesauce and pumpkin puree have a similar consistency. Plus, pumpkin has a sweet flavor and is loaded with fiber and nutrients.

Enjoy these soft, extra chocolatey brownies.

Pumpkin Spice Quinoa Brownies

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack


  • Food Processor
  • 8x8 pan


  • 1 1/2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 flax eggs real eggs will work too
  • 1/4 cup almond butter or nut/seed butter of choice
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice or cinnamon


  • Combine all the brownie ingredients in a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  • Line an 8x8 or 9x9 pan with parchment paper. Make sure you have a little going up the sides as well.
  • Pour the batter into the pan.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes or until the top springs back a little.
  • Once the brownies are done, lift them out by the edges of the parchment paper.
  • Let them cool for before cutting into squares.
  • Store in the fridge, you can also freeze them for longer. Enjoy!
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