Instant Pot Almond Joy Brownies

  • Author: Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes high pressure
  • Total Time: 36 minute
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: pressure cooker


Rich, chocolate brownies with a hint of coconut and swirls of almond butter. Conveniently and easily cooked in your Instant Pot.



  • 1 C almonds
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1/3 C cocoa powder
  • 1/3 C unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 C arrowroot powder
  • 1/4 C coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 C brewed coffee
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg


  1. Combine the sugar, cocoa powder, shredded coconut, and arrowroot powder in a medium mixing bowl and mix with a whisk.
  2. In a food processor, chop the almonds until they are broken up and resemble coarse sand (you just made almond meal). Use ¾ C of the almond meal and stir into the bowl of dry ingredients.
  3. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients, and pour in the oil, coffee, vanilla, and egg. Whisk and then stir with a spatula until no dry streaks remain.
  4. Add a tablespoon of coconut oil to the remaining almonds in the food processor, and then continue to process until you have almond butter.
    Use a food processor to make almond meal and almond butter.
  5. Grease a 7″ springform pan with a teaspoon of coconut oil on the bottom and the sides. Pour the brownie batter into the pan. Dollop the almond butter onto the batter and swirl with a spatula.
  6. Cover the springform pan with a piece of foil. In your Instant Pot, pour in 2 cups of water, and then place in a trivet. Set the springform pan on the trivet, cover the Instant Pot with the lid, and cook the brownies for 35 minutes on high pressure.
  7. Quick release the pressure. Carefully take the springform pan from the Instant Pot, remove the foil, release the sides from the springform pan, and let the brownies cool for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, slide a knife under the brownies to transfer them to a serving plate or cutting board.
  8. Slice into individual servings and serve.