Healthy Black Bean Brownies


15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed

3 tablespoons cocoa powder

½ cup oats

½ teaspoon baking powder

¼ teaspoon salt

1/3 cup agave

2 packets of Truvia natural sweetener (or 2 tablespoons sugar)

¼ cup coconut oil

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.   Spray a 9x9 inch (for thinner brownies) or 8x8 inch baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. 

Place black beans, cocoa powder, oats, baking powder, salt, agave, Truvia, coconut oil and vanilla in a food processor.   Pulse until everything is combined and well blended. 

Stir in chocolate chips. 

Pour brownie mix into prepared baking pan. 

Top with a few extra chocolate chips.

Bake for 18 minutes.  Allow to cool in pan for about 10 minutes before cutting. 

Serves 8 to 10.


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