1/2 cup dates, chopped
1/2 cup almond butter
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup cocoa powder
2 chipotle peppers in adobo (or dried chipotles)
1/4 chocolate chips
pinch of salt
In a small bowl, cover chopped dates with warm water and let soften for 15-20 minutes. Drain.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
To the bowl of a food processor, add dates and pulse a few times to break down. Then add almond butter, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and chipotles, turn processor on until well combined.
In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs, vanilla and a pinch of salt. Add date mixture to eggs and mix until well incorporated.
Fold in chocolate chips.
Spread mixture out in 8×8 baking dish, lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.