No organic walnuts available now….

Any chance one could substitute pecans or almonds for the walnuts?

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Flourless Walnut Brownies
Recipe question for: Flourless Walnut Brownies

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Emma L. November 10, 2021
I bet pecans would be great! Almonds would work well as the flour, but might be a bit too crunchy in the brownies (chopping the pieces smaller would help that).
 
drbabs November 10, 2021
In Alice Medrich's original recipe, you can use either natural or Dutch-processed cocoa. I’ve made it both ways, and it’s delicious and foolproof.
 
Kim November 9, 2021
Just checking, since it isn’t stated in either the recipe or the video- is the cocoa natural? It appears to be, but there are so many shades of Dutch-processed cocoa that vary by producer, that it’s hard to be certain. Thanks!
 
drbabs November 9, 2021
Costco has organic walnuts if there’s one near you.
 
AntoniaJames November 9, 2021
Yes, of course, or non-organic walnuts, if those are available.

If substituting almonds, I'd coarsely chop and very lightly toast them before adding to the batter. ;o)
 
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