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Black Bean Brownies

These brownies are rich and chocolatey and oh so delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Black Beans, Healthy Sweets
Yield: 9 pieces


  • 1 15 oz. can black beans drained and rinsed until water runs clear
  • 3 tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1/2 cup sprouted oats can be gluten free if needed
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup stevia sweetened chocolate chips (must have) can use more to top


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • grease 8x8 baking pan with additional coconut oil
  • combine all ingredients except chips for the top in a food processor
  • process until smooth except for the chips
  • spread smooth batter in the pan
  • top with remaining chips
  • bake 15-18 minutes
  • allow them to cool for 10 minutes or more before cutting
  • store them in the refrigerator several hours or overnight to allow then to set


These brownies are chocolatey and rich tasting as well as rich in nutrients. Don't tell anyone what the secret ingredient is until they have fallen in love with them.