Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie BitesGluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites make a perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth, absolutely guilt-free! These tiny bites are filled with nutritious whole ingredients almost everyone can enjoy!

Simply add the ingredients to your food processor (I really do recommend the food processor for this one)…

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites

Here’s a close look at the sunflower seed meal. It’s a great alternative to almond meal for those of us with tree nut allergies! You can learn to make your own here.

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie BitesOnce you pulse the mixture to blend, you’ll end up with a large chocolate-y ball of brownie dough like this…

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites

And after a few minutes or rolling into individual balls (and absolutely NO baking at all!), you end up with something like this…

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites

If you have 5 minutes, you’ve got time to blend up a batch of my…

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites

Gluten Free Healthy No Bake Brownie Bites
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This recipe is free from: gluten, dairy/casein, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, corn, eggs.
Recipe type: No Bake Dessert, Cookies, Brownies, Bars
  • 1 cup Medjool dates, pits removed (about 1 cup)
  • ½ cup sunflower seed meal (from toasted sunflower seeds)
  • 4 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon honey (or other liquid sugar like pure maple syrup or agave nectar)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Additional sunflower seed meal, nuts, shredded coconut, gluten-free cookie crumbs, etc. - optional but all possibilities for rolling brownie bites in, if desired.
  1. Line a cookie sheet with wax or parchment paper.
  2. Add ingredients to bowl of food processor.
  3. Pulse to begin blending, then turn processor to "On" position until mixture comes together in a solid ball of dough (see picture below recipe).
  4. Remove ball of dough from processor and place on lined cookie sheet.
  5. Divide dough into 24 portions and form small (1-inch) balls.
  6. If desired, roll brownie bites in one of the additional ingredients suggested above.
  7. Serve immediately or chill in refrigerator or freezer - they are excellent either way!


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  • Missy Lowery

    I’ve never bought those dates, but finally saw some at Publix the other day. I guess I need to get some!

    • glutenfreegigi


      The only dates I use; however, please, please before you buy/eat those dates, be certain they are not cross-contaminated.

      Remember the article on how some dried fruits and similar items (like dates) are “dusted” with wheat flour or a gluten-containing food OR how cc occurs due to storage/handling? Just double check first.

      Stay safe, dear!! xoxo

  • Sharon

    Do you have the ability to give nutrition data like number of carbohydrates in your recipes? Due to Type I Diabetes I need that information to make exchanges in my foods. Thank you.

    • glutenfreegigi

      I do not take time to calculate the nutrition information for recipes; however, please see the note I added on how YOU can do this just after the recipe, above.

      It is time consuming and not everyone needs it, and what’s more, the info I calculated would be only with the exact measurements and ingredients I used. I find so often readers measure differently and/or tweak recipes or use alternate ingredients, so for these reasons I do not offer that info.