The brownies are delicious and won't last long between ourselves and friends inhaling this baking.
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1 cup natural almond butter
1 ½ cups grated zucchini
½ cup maple syrup or agave
1/3 cup raw cacao or cocoa
1 egg (vegans use 1 egg replacement)
1 tsp vanilla extract (option - use almond extract)
1 tsp maple extract (or use vanilla)
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup pecans
pinch of salt
Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Pour mixture into an 8×8 or 8X10 baking dish lined with parchment paper. Smooth the top with a spatula. Bake for 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
adapted from http://www.beyondthepeel.net