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Black Bean Brownies


1/4 cup quick oats
1 can, 540g black beans, drained and rinsed
2 eggs
1/4 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup, divided chocolate chips


  1. Preheat the oven to 350⁰F.
  2. Place all ingredients except chocolate chips into a food processor. Pulse until combined and beans are blended.
  3. Mix ½ cup chocolate chips into the batter and pour into 8×8 inch pan. Top with the remaining chocolate chips.
  4. Bake 30-35 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  5. Cool brownies and cut into 2-inch squares.

Makes 16 squares


Contains Eggs