Try These Unique Ingredients in Your Next Batch of Brownies

Brownies allow for endless creativity. This relatively neutral chocolate dessert can be made unique with a huge variety of additions and the possibilities are endless.

Here are some out-of-the-box ingredients to try in your next batch of brownies!


Blueberries go surprisingly well with chocolate, adding a subtle tartness and a touch of fruit sweetness to brownies. This works especially well with the bitterness of dark chocolate.

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👌A Handful of Blueberries were these Brownies’ Secret to be the most DECADENT, MOIST & FUDGY Brownies I have even made😍; . 😍I just love baking with blueberries but had never thought to include them in my brownies… until now🙌; . 💁‍♀️and just FYI; The blueberries don’t really give that strong of a blueberry taste to the dessert, but rather adds more moisture for that perfect Fudgy Brownies; . 😌Now Diving straight into this Deliciousness Recipe: . 🥣Ingredients:; – 1 1/4 Cup Almond Meal; ( Raw Almonds Ground into Flour in a Food Processor); – 3 tbsps Unsweetened Cocoa Powder; – 1/2 tsp Baking Soda; – Pinch of Salt – 1/2 Cup 70 % Dark Chocolate Chips or a >70% Chocolate Bar;(100 g); – 1/3 Cup Coconut Oil; – 2 Eggs; – tsp of Vanilla Extract; – 1/2 Coconut Sugar or Brown Sugar; ( Coconut sugar is recommended but Can be Substituted with Honey or MapleSyrup and Omit the applesauce later in the recipe); – 1/2 Cup Unsweetened Applesauce; (You can use store bought one or make your own at home with just 1 Apple, lemon juice, Cinnamon and 1/3 cup of water; cooked until soft then blended into puréed consistency); – 1 Cup of Fresh or Frozen Blueberries; . 👉Instructions: ** Step by step Recipe saved in highlights**; . 1️⃣ Pre Heat oven at 350 F (180 C) and line a Baking Pan with Parchment Paper; 2️⃣ First Grind the Almonds into flour then in a Bowl mix with it the Cocoa Powder, Baking Soda and Salt; 3️⃣ In a Microwave Safe Bowl, Melt together the Chocolate with Coconut oil until creamy; 4️⃣ Whisk the Coconut Sugar with the melted chocolate Until melted and well incorporated; 5️⃣ Add the eggs, Vanilla and Applesauce and whisk well until combined; 6️⃣ Add dry ingredients to the melted chocolate mix and combine without over mixing; 7️⃣ Fold in the Blueberries and a sprinkle of chocolate Chips; 8️⃣ Pour Batter into the Prepared Baking pan and sprinkle some blueberries and chocolate chips on top; 9️⃣ Bake for about 25-30 min; 🔟 Let it cool down completely before slicing into delicious brownie bites😍; . And ENJOYYYY FRIENDS THIS CHOCOLATE SWEET HEAVEN👌;

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While walnuts might be more popular, pecans are actually a great nut to add to brownies. They add a satisfying crunch and a pleasant favor to any batch of the dessert.

Peanut Butter Chips

Peanut butter and chocolate is an unbeatable combo, so why not put some peanut butter chips into your next batch of brownies? It’s so good, especially when the chips are warm, melty, and gooey.


If you’re a fan of mint flavors, try putting crushed peppermint candies into brownies. It’s a nice, refreshing twist on your classic batch and it’s especially appropriate for the holiday season!