10 Easy-To-Tackle Super Bowl Sweets

Every Super Bowl gathering needs an assortment of hand-held treats to satisfy the sweet tooth. But who wants to spend all day in the kitchen? From Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies to Chunky Peanut Butter Cookies, these crowd-pleasing desserts are all easy whip up before the game.

Part cookie, part brownie — who doesn’t love blondies? And the best part is that they’re ridiculously easy to make. GET THE RECIPE

Calling all lemon lovers! With their buttery shortbread crust and luscious lemon topping, these bars are serious crowd-pleasers — and they’re as pretty as they are delicious. GET THE RECIPE

Stuffed with chocolate chips and pecans, these cookies emerge from the oven puffy, gooey, chewy and crunchy. They are so rich and chocolatey, they almost beg for a glass of milk. GET THE RECIPE

You can never go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter. These squares have a chocolate cookie crust, a creamy peanut butter…

These Rich, Fudgy Brownies Are Made with Avocado

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Nope, we’re not joking. These brownies are sink-your-teeth-in fudgy and healthy, thanks to the star ingredient: amazing avocados. You already know how nutritious avocados are, loaded with fiber, B vitamins, folate, and potassium. They’re also a great source of healthy fat, which keeps you feeling satisfied and helps your body absorb more of fat-soluble vitamins A, E, D, and K. So we combined avocados with other good-for-you ingredients—keeping the sweeteners minimal and natural—to create a delicious treat (including frosting!) that won’t weigh you down.

Avocado Brownies with Avo Frosting

Yield: 12-16 brownies

Brownies

3 oz. dark chocolate (70% cacao), chopped

1 Tbsp. coconut or extra-virgin olive oil

½ cup raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa (40g)

½ cup almond meal (60g)

1 tsp. baking powder

¼ tsp. sea salt

2 ripe medium avocados (about 17 oz. total), halved, pitted, flesh scooped out

½ cup medjool dates (about 4.5 oz.), pitted

¼ cup coconut sugar (1.4 oz.)

1 tsp….