Fudgy Collagen Brownies

April 25, 2024

These paleo brownies are simply perfect: they’re fudgy and dense with a crunchy, crackly top and chewy edges. Not only that, they’re gluten-free, dairy-free, and packed with collagen protein too. They are the perfect healthy afternoon snack or a guilt-free nighttime indulgence. 

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Gluten-Free: Gluten, found in wheat products, beer, and pasta, can trigger digestive issues, especially for those with a gluten intolerance or celiac disease. This recipe swaps wheat flour for almond and coconut flour to avoid gas, bloating, and cramps that can be caused by eating gluten (1).
  • ​​20 Grams of Collagen Protein: This recipe contains 20 grams of collagen protein. Starting in your 20s, your natural collagen production begins to decline by 1% each year (2). Without proper collagen supplementation, your collagen levels will decline by 50% by the age of 60 (3).
  • Great For Meal Prep: This recipe makes 12 large brownies, or 18 Makes nine large regular-sized brownies. Which can easily be stored and eaten whenever you crave a chocolatey treat.

Here’s What You Need

  • Almond Flour: To help achieve that perfect fudgy brownie texture without using wheat flour.
  • Coconut Flour: To provide structure to the brownies without the gluten and carbs from traditional wheat flour. 
  • Coconut Sugar: To give the brownies a natural sweetness.
  • Pasture-Rasied Eggs: To help bind the brownie batter together.
  • NativePath Chocolate Collagen: To add another layer of chocolate flavor and 20 grams of joint-protecting collagen protein. 
  • Cocoa Powder: To provide the base chocolate flavor of the brownies.
  • Hu Dark Chocolate Gems: To make the brownies decadent and fudgy without the added sugar.
  • Organic Coffee: To help bring out the deep rich flavor of the chocolate.
  • Vanilla Extract: To add delicious vanilla flavor and boost the chocolatey flavor. 
  • Coconut Oil: To add moisture to the brownies as well as healthy fats. 
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Fudgy Collagen Brownies

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Prep Time

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

Cook Time

30 minutes








  • 2 scoops NativePath Chocolate Collagen
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup coconut sugar
  • ⅓ cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons prepared organic coffee, cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cups Hu Dark Chocolate Gems
  • 10 tablespoons coconut oil


  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F and line a 9x13 baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, add eggs and coconut sugar. 
  3. Using a stand or hand mixer, beat the eggs and sugar on high until light a fluffy, about 3-5 minutes. 
  4. Stir in almond flour, coconut flour, NativePath Chocolate Collagen, cocoa powder, coffee, and vanilla extract.
  5. Mix until combined.
  6. In a small, microwave-safe bowl, combine 1 cup Hu Dark Chocolate Gems and coconut oil. Microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring well between each round, until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is completely smooth.
  7. Add the melted chocolate to the rest of the batter and stir well to combine. 
  8. Fold in the remaining ¼ cup of chocolate chips.
  9. Pour the brownie batter into the prepared dish.
  10. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with moist crumbs.
  11. Remove from the oven and let cool completely on the counter or a wire rack.
  12. Cut into squares and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

Servings 18
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Calories 238
Total Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 11g53%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 31mg10%
Sodium 29mg1%
Potassium 335mg10%
Total Carbohydrates 21g7%
Dietary Fiber 2g7%
Sugars 17g
Protein 4g7%
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Iron 12%
*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated or evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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Rachael Grosskopf
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Rachael Grosskopf

Rachael Grosskopf is the Community Manager at NativePath. She is a Certified Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition (pn1) and has a solid understanding of nutrition science and behavior-change coaching.

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This content is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of such advice or treatment from a personal physician. All readers/viewers of this content are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither Dr. Chad Walding nor the publisher of this content takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person or persons reading or following the information in this educational content. All viewers of this content, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition, supplement, or lifestyle program.

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