Trader Joe’s is chalk full of delicious, healthy alternatives, even down to their baked goods. While their gluten free chocolate chip brownie mix rivals even the flour-iest of delectable desserts, the key to taking these brownies to the next level lies in a pair of bananas and a few nuts.

Feast your eyes on the ultimate hack to Trader Joe’s gluten free brownies. Whether you’re currently gluten free, gluten sensitive, or a gluten lover, one bite of these babies will have you raising arms in the war against gluten.

Gluten Free Banana Chocolate Chip Brownies

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:40 minutes
  • Total Time:45 minutes
  • Servings:16
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 box Trader Joe's gluten free chocolate chip brownie mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 cup walnuts
Photo by Stephanie DeVaux
Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 1

Preheat oven to 325°F.

Step 2

Whisk together oil, egg and water.

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Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 3

Stir in mashed bananas.

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Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 4

Stir in brownie mix.

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Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 5

Stir in walnuts.

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Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 6

Pour batter into a greased 8x8x2″ pan.

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Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 7

Bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with crumbs but no raw batter.

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Photo by Stephanie DeVaux

Step 8

Cut, plate, and enjoy, both guilt and gluten free.

Photo by Stephanie DeVaux
Photo by Stephanie DeVaux