Chocolate Sugar free brownies with peanut butter swirl

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Can I tell you a secret? Okay, It’s not really a secret. I love chocolate peanut butter brownies. I’ve made (and eaten) a lot of desserts in my life.  I worked in fine dining for years at one of the nicest City Clubs in Chicago. We hosted weddings, banquets, and had many restaurants on site. I worked under extremely talented chefs who often sourced beautiful, expensive, and exotic ingredient’s to compose their plated desserts. The dishes we created were all amazing. But brownies will always be my favorite.

Can I tell you another secret?  This last summer, I opened a new bakery in Chicago.  Which means tasting, and re-tasting food all day. Every Day. We were open for about three months when I realized that I was no longer tasting, I was eating. A lot. I felt addicted to sugar. I was shoving cookies and cupcakes in my mouth with no self control. And to curve that craving, came these chocolate peanut butter brownies.

So I did something crazy.

I QUIT SUGAR 

But I could never give up being a chef. And that’s where these brownies come in. These chocolate peanut butter brownies are thick, rich, and so satisfying.  And maybe even a little “healthy”. When I want them sugar free I make them with Monkfruit, it’s a natural sugar alternative that tastes almost like the real thing when you bake with it. It’s zero calories, and has zero affect on your blood sugar. You would NEVER guess that these chocolate peanut butter brownies are made with any substitutions to flour and sugar.

If you prefer to use normal sugar, you can do that too! But, I highly suggest keeping the almond flour vs. swapping in white flour. The almond really adds to the taste of the chocolate peanut butter brownie!

I hope you guys try this recipe and love it as much as I do! And remember, friends. Never let what someone else brings to the table be the only thing you have to eat. 

Chocolate Sugar free brownies with peanut butter swirl

Chocolate Peanut butter Brownies {Sugar Free}

Sherry Reuter
Sugar free and low carb chocolate brownies swirled with peanut butter.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 8 TBS Butter
  • 140 G Powdered sweetener I like Swerve
  • 80 G Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 TSP Salt Kosher, as always
  • 2 Eggs
  • 70 G Almond Flour
  • 60 G Natural Peanut Butter

Instructions
 

  • This recipe is in grams because it is most accurate for those on a low carb and sugar free diet.
  • In a large bowl, melt the butter in the microwave until liquid.
  • Add the cocoa powder and the sweetner, microwave once more if the batter is too thick to stir.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, until fully incorporated.
  • Fold in Almond flour.
  • Pour batter into a smal. baking pan, 8×8 inches.
  • Swirl in natural, sugar free peanut butter.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Enjoy!
Keyword brownies, Low Carb, sugar free

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