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Anyone else with a major sweet tooth? I love to have something sweet after dinner or with my 4pm coffee break. The only trouble is there are not a ton of sweets that are low carb keto friendly and the ones that are keto tend to be filled with chemicals.
These brownies are the answer to your sweets prayers. They have the perfect brownie consistency and chocolate taste without all the carbs & chemicals.
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4 TBSP unsalted butter melted; I like Kerrygold
4 oz softened cream cheese; I like Philadelphia
4 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder or cacao powder
1/2 tsp baking powder; I like Trader Joe’s
2tsp vanilla extract; I used Simply Organic
5TBSP granulated sugar replacement; Swerve works best
1/2 cup chocolate chips; I use Lilly’s Dark Chocolate Chips
Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
Cream together the butter, cream cheese & sugar with either a hand or stand mixer. Add eggs in one at a time, waiting until the eggs are fully incorporated into the mixture before adding more. Add the vanilla extract.
Slowly add the dry ingredients (baking powder & cocoa) until fully incorporated. If adding the chips, stir them in here using a spoon or rubber spatula.
Coat your baking pan with a coconut oil spray for clean removal of brownies. POur in your mixture, making sure to get every ounce out of the bowl and into the pan! Bake for about 40 minutes (I give mine the toothpick text at around 35 minutes to double check).
Remove from oven and let cool for about 20 minutes. Serve and munch it out!
I get about 8 servings out of this recipe but feel free to divide as you like! This is the nutritional breakdown for 8 servings (including the optional chocolate chips):
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