Kick your brownies up a notch and knock the socks off everyone at your holiday gatherings with this gut-friendly recipe! Peppermint essential oil is the secret ingredient. This is one of my favorite uses for peppermint essential oil. I hope you enjoy it too.
Gut-friendly Peppermint Brownies
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. melted
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 cup refined coconut oil
3 TBSP water
1 cup Coconut Sugar
2 large eggs, at room temperature
1/2 cup Gluten Free flour
1/4 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt
3 - 5 drops of Young Living Peppermint Essential Oil
1. Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8x8 baking dish and line with parchment paper, letting the paper hang over the sides of the pan on 2 sides (for easy removal).
In a bowl, whisk together the melted chocolate chips, cocoa powder, oil, and water until smooth.
2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar. Whisk in the chocolate mixture. Fold in the flour and salt until just combined (do not over work this). Transfer to baking dish and spread to all corners. Bake until set and the brownie edges start to peel away for the dish. Usually 25 - 28 minutes. Brownies will be moist and slightly gooey. Fully amazing.
Sprinkle *lightly* with powdered sugar as a garnish if you're feeling froggy.