Coconut Pecan Paleo Blondies

April 8, 2014 Desserts  4 comments

 

 

 

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This recipe began as an experiment in which I was trying to create a Blondie that was delicious as well as Paleo Friendly.  My middle sister Lolita  does not like chocolate and therefore does not like regular brownies. But, she has been living the Paleo Lifestyle for a few months now and is always looking for new recipes that adhere to the paleo guidelines.  So, a few weekends ago our older sister Trini came to my house to help me experiment with some various new dessert recipes.  When I say “to help me” what I really mean is, “to be one of my official taste testers”.  Trini is one of the best taste testers around because she is not afraid to tell me what is good and what needs work.  Constructive criticism is always welcomed in my house.  

The original blondie recipe came out really great and both of my sisters loved them.  But, I wanted to experiment further with the base recipe for the original blondies to see what else I could create. Well, the experiments paid off because today I came up with this beautifully delicious recipe, Coconut Pecan Paleo Friendly Blondies.  I had initially set out to make a simple blondie, but while I was mixing the dry ingredients I had an epiphany, I thought back to my Paleo Pecan Squares  that I had made and realized that coconut and pecan together would taste incredible !!!! So, I just gave it a shot and these beauties are the result of that experiment.  

These Blondies are indeed as good as they look and coming up with Paleo friendly desserts can be a daunting task.  Anyone who has any experience in baking knows that regular baking alone can be tricky but when you start trying to mix paleo friendly ingredients together, baking becomes even more tricky. I am sure it would even be difficult for David Blaine to pull off a successful Paleo friendly baked cookie, brownie or blondie without a few failed attempts.  Don’t worry though because I do believe that this recipe is pretty much error proof and I promise, it will be Worth Every Chew !!

 

 

Coconut Pecan Paleo Blondies
 
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Serves: varies

Ingredients
  • 2½ cups Almond Flour
  • ½ cup Coconut Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 cup Shredded Coconut (or dessicated coconut)
  • 1 cup Pecan Pieces
  • ½ cup Melted Coconut Oil
  • ¾ cup Honey
  • 2 Whole Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract (no added sugar)
  • 2 pinches of LOVE

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350*F/176*C/Gas Mark 4
  2. Line a glass dish (approx. 11×6 inches) with parchment paper
  3. Place coconut in a food processor or blender and blend until small pieces are formed like in the picture.
  4. Next, mix together dry ingredients in one bowl
  5. Mix wet ingredients together in another bowl
  6. Now, add contents of both bowls together and mix well
  7. Press onto parchment paper until evenly distributed
  8. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until set
  9. Enjoy with someone you LOVE

Notes
SHREDDED COCONUT……You can use dessicated coconut as well !!!

Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 square from 30 servings Calories: 145 Fat: 9g Carbohydrates: 9g Protein: 4g

 

 

 Below is how your dry, wet and final mixture should look.  ENJOY !!

 

 

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4 comments to Coconut Pecan Paleo Blondies

  • Randy Brittell  says:

    Great recipe. I am making this for dessert after we have this for dinner: http://www.splendidrecipes.wordpress.com/2013/09/29/kale-sweet-potato-and-chicken-salad .

    Thanks for sharing your delectable dessert. Your photography is nice as well!!

    Regards,
    Randy

    • admin  says:

      Thank You, Randy !! I hope you enjoy these as much as we do in our house :) I will check out your recipe as well. Thanks again !!

  • Linsy Patel  says:

    looks yum, question, I don’t have almond or coconut flour, regular AP or Wheat flour will work?

    • admin  says:

      Linsy….I can’t say if regular or wheat flour will work or not. Sorry :( If you try it and it does work please let me know. You can google flour conversion charts and maybe this will help.

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