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Paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies {gluten free + dairy free}

These Paleo Chocolate Pumpkin Brownies {gluten free + dairy free} are the chewiest, moistest, fudgy, chocolate, pumpkin flavored brownies ever. Chocolate base with a pumpkin pie like topping, make each bite a bit of a delight. Gluten free, dairy free, paleo friendly and vegetarian.
Course Dessert
Keyword Brownies, Gluten Free, Paleo, Pumpkin, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 16
Author Amy



  • 1/2 cup almond butter
  • ¾ c. coconut sugar
  • 8 oz. semisweet chocolate chopped {everyday life}
  • 1 egg room temperature
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Pumpkin puree

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree {not pumpkin pie mix}
  • 4 tablespoons arrowroot powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice mix
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Line an 8x8 or 9x9 inch square pan with parachment, then lightly spray or grease with coconut oil, set aside.


  1. At chocolate chips to large glass bowl. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Remove stir. Microwave for an additional 1 minute.
  2. Stir in almond butter, cocoa powder, and coconut sugar until smooth.
  3. Stir in vanilla extract and eggs.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and smooth

Pumpkin purée

  1. In a small bowl combine all ingredients and still to combine. Make sure arrowroot is blended in completely.
  2. Pour pumpkin purée on top of chocolate mix and smooth.
  3. Bake for 33-35 minutes or until the brownies are set in the center, taking care not to overbake. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan for 45 minutes before removing and slicing.