Brownie Snackies Air Fryer Treat

by Mona Fe Sotomayor on May 29, 2023

Date and Walnut Snackie Brownie

We're back with another fantastic air fryer recipe that's perfect for wonder mums like you!

As you navigate the bustling world of parenthood, attending to countless tasks and events, we understand that finding fuss-free treats for your little ones is a top priority.  That’s where our delightful Brownie Snackie recipe comes into play!

This quick, simple, and scrumptious recipe is just the ticket for busy days, especially when you use WMBT Snackies for a creative twist. Your kids will adore these delectable treats, crafted with love and presented in a charming snack box, that add a touch of whimsy. Ideal for kids of all ages, the Snackies' playful shapes make munchie time even more enjoyable. 

Let’s dive into this fantastic air fryer recipe, which is bound to be a treasured addition to your family's snack repertoire!

Mum’s Snack Arsenal Must-Have 

Embrace the limitless possibilities of our delightful Brownie Snackie recipe, a versatile treat that can be easily adjusted to suit your picky eater’s taste and preference. Let your creativity shine as you experiment with different combinations and adaptations to create your very own unique Brownie Snackie.

  • Customisable toppings. Whether you prefer nuts, chocolate chips, or fruit, you can easily add your favourite toppings to the Brownie Snackie base recipe to create a unique and personalised treat.
  • Dietary requirements. The Brownie Snackie recipe can be modified to accommodate various dietary restrictions, such as gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan alternatives, ensuring that everyone can enjoy these delicious bites.
  • Portion control. By using WMBT Snackies to mould the brownies, you can easily create individual portions that are ideal for sharing, snacking, or packing in lunchboxes.
  • Experimenting with flavours. Don't be afraid to get creative with your Brownie Snackie by incorporating different flavours, such as mint, orange, or even coffee, to add an exciting twist.

Brownie Snackie Recipe

Makes 2 Snackies | Prep 25 minutes

Get ready to indulge in the rich and decadent Brownie Snackie recipe! With a perfect balance of chocolatey goodness and wholesome ingredients, this recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth without any guilt. The best part? You can easily prepare it using your trusty air fryer and WMBT Snackies. Here's everything you need to know:


  • 125 ml (½ cup) maple syrup
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 125 ml (½ cup) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 30 g (¼ cup) raw almonds, finely ground
  • 100 g (½ cup) Medjool dates, pitted and chopped into small pieces
  • 110 g (1 cup) light spelt flour
  • 2 ½ tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 50 g (½ cup) walnuts, finely chopped
  • 100 g (1 bar) dark chocolate, melted


  1. Preheat your air fryer to 170° C by letting it run for 5 minutes while you prepare the brownie batter.
  2. Pour all the wet ingredients into a large mixing bowl and mix until well combined.
  3. Add ground almonds, dates, flour, cacao powder, and half of the walnuts. Pour in the melted chocolate, then mix using an electric hand mixer until the batter is smooth and well combined.
  4. Pour the batter evenly into two WMBT Snackies, then sprinkle with the remaining walnuts.
  5. Place the Snackies into the preheated air fryer (one at a time) and bake for 12-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out mostly clean.
  6. Allow the Snackies to cool completely before removing and cutting them into your desired portions.
  7. Get your apron on and indulge in the goodness of Brownie Snackies today!

Recipe Tweaks and Alternatives

Brownies are a versatile treat that can be customised by simply sneaking in or removing a few ingredients. Here are some suggestions on how to tweak this recipe and make it your own:

  • Mix up the nuts. If you're not a fan of walnuts, feel free to swap them out for your favourite nut. Pecans or hazelnuts would be a great alternative.
  • Add some spice. Give your brownies a bit of warmth and depth by adding a pinch of cinnamon or nutmeg to the batter.
  • Swap out the flour. If you or your child has a gluten sensitivity, you can substitute the spelt flour for a gluten-free alternative, like almond or oat flour.
  • Change up the chocolate. You can experiment with different types of chocolate to change the flavour profile of the brownies. Milk chocolate, white chocolate, or even flavoured chocolate bars would all work well!
  • Get creative with names. Brownies are a great opportunity to get creative with names that are sure to make your kids smile. Why not try "Choco-Loco Monster Bites," "Fudge-tastic Unicorn Squares," or "Superhero Choco-Chips"? The possibilities are endless, so let your imagination run wild and come up with a name that suits your child's unique personality.

Remember, the goal is to make mealtime fun and enjoyable for your little munchkin. With a little creativity and imagination, you can turn these brownies into a favourite treat that your child will look forward to eating every day. And don’t forget to serve them in WMBT Snackies for added flair!

Get The Kids Involved

Baking with your kids is a fun way to spend quality time together, and it also teaches them important life skills like following instructions, measuring ingredients, and practising patience. 

Here are some ways to let your little ones in on the action:

  1. Let them measure the ingredients. Kids love feeling like they're contributing to the cooking process. Let them help by measuring out the ingredients and adding them to the mixing bowl.
  2. Get them to mix the batter. Using an electric hand mixer may be too powerful for little hands, but you can let them mix the batter with a wooden spoon or spatula.
  3. Show them how to use the air fryer. If your kids are old enough, teach them how to use the air fryer to bake the brownies. They'll love feeling like they're in charge!
  4. Let them decorate. After the brownies have cooled, let your kids decorate them with sprinkles, edible glitter, or other fun toppings.

Getting your kids involved in the kitchen is a great way to bond with them and teach them valuable skills. Who knows, you may even have a future master chef in the making!

Endless Possibilities

We hope you've enjoyed this delicious and healthy Brownie Snackies recipe! With just a few simple tweaks and substitutions, you can make this recipe your own and cater to your family's tastes and dietary needs. 

So why not give this recipe a try and see for yourself how easy and delicious healthy snacking can be? With the help of your air fryer, your WMBT Snackies, and loads of creativity, the possibilities are endless.

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