Coconut Brownies
  • ¼ cup light olive oil or Earth Balance Shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1.5 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup flour*
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup flaked coconut
  • ¼ to ½ cup dairy free semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
  • ¼ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 8x8 inch baking pan. Set aside.
  2. Combine oil or shortening, sugar, and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
  3. Beat in eggs. Add flour, cocoa, and salt. Stir until combined.
  4. Stir in coconut.
  5. Spread batter in the prepared pan.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining ingredients over the top.
  7. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes.
*we typically use all brown or white rice flour for a gluten free brownie, but you may use all-purpose or whole wheat flour instead.
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at