These Eggless Brownies are soft, gooey and so chocolaty! These easy fudge brownies are a great healthy dessert option and super easy to make. You would never realize they are made gluten free, dairy free, Vegan, and egg free!

Eggless brownies sliced into squares

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Turns out you don’t need gluten, dairy or eggs to make brownies!
  • These eggless brownies are soft and cake like. If that’s your thing, you will love them.
  • They are made without eggs for those will allergies or dietary restrictions.
  • For more Vegan recipes, check out this Vegan Recipes page.
  • Since they are made without eggs, they are safe to eat raw or undercooked!
  • They are not dry.
  • Check out these Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies for another fun recipe.
  • The flaxseed adds a nutritional boost!
  • This recipe is Paleo, grain free, gluten free, Vegan and dairy free.
Vegan egg free brownies

Ingredients & Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for eggless brownies. Scroll down to the recipe card for the full recipe.

The flax eggs are imperative to these gluten free Vegan brownies. Do not substitute chia eggs or a Vegan egg replacement. If you are looking for brownies with eggs, check out my Gluten Free Dairy Free Brownies.

Use Vegan dark chocolate chips. My favorite brand is Enjoy life dark chocolate chips. They melt well and taste great.

Any creamy nut butter works. I recommend using creamy almond butter or creamy cashew butter because they are more neutral tasting than peanut butter.

Pure maple syrup can be replaced by honey. I do not recommend using a granulated sweetener in place of the maple syrup.

If you are looking for nut free brownies, check out my Cassava Flour Brownies!

How to Make

Step 1

First, make flax eggs. Combine ground flaxseed and water in a small bowl. Let sit for 15 minutes to gel together.

Flax eggs in bowl

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line an 8 inch by 8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.

Step 3

Melt coconut oil in microwave. Stir in chocolate chips until smooth and creamy.

Step 4

Add melted chocolate and remaining wet ingredients to a mixing bowl.

Vegan brownie batter in bowl

Step 5

Then, stir in dry ingredients.

Brownie batter in bowl

Step 6

Fold in dark chocolate chips.

Vegan brownie batter with chocolate chips

Step 7

Spread batter into one even layer in pan.

Chocolate batter in pan

Step 8

Next, bake for 18 to 21 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.

Egg free brownies in pan

Step 9

Finally, cool eggless brownies fully before slicing and serving.

Expert Tips & Tricks

Allow flax eggs to fully set. This takes about 15 minutes. They will start to resemble a gel (similar to an egg white) texture.

Fully melt coconut oil before stirring in chocolate chips. Then, stir until all chocolate is melted and smooth.

Use a creamy nut butter. Do not use crunchy nut butter unless you want nuts in your brownies.

Bake until middle is just set. Do not overbake!

These eggless brownies are fragile. Slice and serve only when completely cooled.

Eggless brownies with chocolate chips

Additional Mix Ins & Flavors

These egg free brownies are a great starting place for additional mix ins!

Add in walnuts, pecans or sliced almonds for some added crunch.

Add in a drop of mint extract for mint chocolate Vegan brownies.

Drizzle some melted chocolate on top for extra chocolaty eggless brownies!

How to Serve & Store

Serve eggless brownies when they are cooled and sliced.

Store leftovers covered at room temperature for up to 4 days. They will be somewhat cakey.

Store in fridge for a fudgy and firmer texture!

If desired, freeze individual brownies and thaw as needed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do brownies taste bad without eggs?

No, brownies do not taste bad without eggs. These are rich and chocolaty!

Can I freeze these Vegan brownies?

Sure! Freeze individual brownies in a baggie. Thaw as needed.

Can I use Vegan butter or real buter?

I have only tested these with coconut oil, but I think butter or Vegan butter would work fine.

What do these taste like?

These eggless brownies taste like a rich chocolate brownie with a slight nutty flavor. This is thanks to the flaxseed.

Vegan gluten free brownies

Gluten Free Dairy Free Egg Free Recipes

It can be tough to find allergy friendly desserts and recipes! Whether you have dietary restrictions or allergies, these recipes are great healthy options! These are all gluten free, dairy free, egg free, and Vegan.

This Healthy Snickers Smoothie is a great egg free breakfast. In addition, this Whole30 Chia Pudding is perfect for an egg free meal!

These desserts are like hitting the jackpot! They are both healthy AND delicious! Check out this Vegan Chocolate Fudge for the ultimate chocolaty treat. These Peach Cobbler jars are equally fun and tasty.

Cookies without gluten, dairy or eggs? Check out these Almond Flour Thumbprint Cookies!

Finish up your day with this single serve Vegan Mug Brownie or these Vegan Double Chocolate Truffles.

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Eggless brownies sliced into squares

Get the Recipe: Eggless Brownies (Gluten Free, Vegan)

These eggless brownies are soft, chewy and so chocolaty! They are made gluten free, dairy free and egg free. These egg free brownies are a great dessert for those who are Vegan or looking for a healthy treat!
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  • First, make flax eggs. Combine flaxseed and water in a small bowl. Stir to combine. Allow this mixture to sit for 15 minutes to thicken.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line an 8 inch by 8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, melt coconut oil. Stir in ¼ cup dark chocolate chips. Stir until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour melted chocolate mixture into mixing bowl. Stir in creamy nut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
  • Once combined, add almond flour, cocoa powder and baking soda. Stir to combine.
  • Fold in remaining dark chocolate chips.
  • Pour batter into lined baking pan.
  • Bake for 18 to 21 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Finally, allow brownies to cool completely before slicing and serving.


  • I do not recommend a replacement for the flax eggs.  Chia eggs or a Vegan egg replacer will yield much different results.
  • Use ground flaxseed, not regular flax seeds.
  • Use creamy almond butter or creamy cashew butter for best results.  Look for brands that use just nuts and salt.  Added sugars and oils will alter the brownies.
  • Use Vegan dark chocolate chips, such as Enjoy Life dark chocolate chips.
  • Brownie batter will be thicker than traditional brownie batter.
  • Bake until middle is set and toothpick inserted comes out clean.  Do not over bake!
  • Allow brownies to fully cool before slicing into.
  • Store leftovers covered at room temperature for up to 4 days or in the fridge for up to 6 days.
  • Room temperature brownies are more cake like, whereas chilled brownies are more fudge like.
Calories: 292kcal, Carbohydrates: 23g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 210mg, Potassium: 296mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 13g, Vitamin A: 2IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 90mg, Iron: 1mg

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