Chipotle Fudge Brownies
1/2 cup Dates, chopped
1/2 cup Almond butter
1/3 cup Cocoa powder
1/4 cup Maple syrup
2 Chipotle peppers in adobo
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
1/4 cup Chocolate chips
pinch of Salt
In a small bowl, cover chopped dates with warm water and let soften for 15-20 minutes. Drain.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
To the bowl of a food processor, add dates and pulse a few times to break down. Then add almond butter, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and chipotles, turn processor on until well combined.
In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs, vanilla and a pinch of salt. Add date mixture to eggs and mix until well incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips.
Spread mixture out in 8x8 baking dish, lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.