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Black Bean Brownies


Servings: 12 | Prep/cook time: 45 minutes


1 can black beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup semisweet chocolate chips

3 tbsp. canola oil

3 large eggs, room temperature

⅔ cup packed brown sugar

½ cup baking cocoa

1 tsp. vanilla extract

½ tsp. baking powder

⅛ tsp. salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place beans,   cup of the chocolate chips and canola oil in a food processor; cover and completely blend.

Add eggs, brown sugar, cocoa, vanilla, baking powder and salt. Cover and blend until smooth.

  1. Grease 8 inch square baking pan. Pour in brownie batter. Top with remaining chocolate chips.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

  1. Cool completely on baking rack and cut into 12 squares.