Overhead view of Bourbon Brownies on crinkled parchment paper on a white marble table

Bourbon Brownies

Classic gluten-free brownies are loaded with chocolate chunks and flavored with bourbon. It gives these Bourbon Brownies the most amazing, caramel-like flavor.

5 from 2 votes
Overhead view of Bourbon Brownies on crinkled parchment paper on a white marble table
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Gluten-Free Bourbon Brownies

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16
Calories: 244kcal


  • cups (250 g) granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup (88.5 g) Dutch processed cocoa powder
  • ½ cup (60 g) gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon (0.75 g) xanthan gum
  • teaspoon (0.6 g) baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon (1.5 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon (7.5 g) cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs (cold)
  • 4 tablespoons (60 g) unsalted butter or vegan butter, melted and cooled slightly
  • cup (80 mL) avocado oil (or canola oil)
  • teaspoons (7.5 mL) pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) bourbon
  • cups (225 g) semi-sweet chocolate chips (regular or dairy-free)


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a 9x9-inch metal baking pan with parchment paper and spray with gluten-free nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the sugar, cocoa powder, flour, xanthan gum, baking soda, salt, and cornstarch.
  • In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and then beat in the melted butter, oil, vanilla extract, and bourbon. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until the dry ingredients are fully incorporated. Fold in the chocolate chips.
  • Transfer the batter to the prepared pan and bake for 22-25 minutes. Cool completely in the pan before cutting.


  • Chill the brownies for 30 minutes for cleaner cut slices.
  • This recipe can be doubled and baked in a 9x13 pan.
  • Store leftover brownies at room temperature in an airtight container up to 2 days or in the refrigerator up to 1 week. These brownies also freeze well.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Bourbon Brownies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 244 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 57mg2%
Potassium 153mg4%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 124IU2%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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