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Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies
Black Bean Brownies
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 can (15 to 16 oz.) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¼ c. cocoa powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ c. white sugar
  • 1 tsp. instant coffee (optional)
  • ½ c. semi-sweet chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease an 8- by 8-inch baking dish. Combine all ingredients except chocolate chips in a blender; blend until smooth; pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake in preheated oven until top is dry and sides start to pull away from the baking dish; about 30 minutes.

Makes 16 servings.

Per serving: 140 calories, 6 grams (g) fat, 3 g protein, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber and 105 mg sodium.

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