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Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies are the fudgey, chocolatey, and healthy dessert to satisfy any sweet tooth. Made with melted chocolate chips, cocoa powder, and black beans in just 35 minutes!
Yield 12 Servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips , divided
  • 15 ounces low-sodium black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil , (or olive oil)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8x8 pan with baking spray.
  • Melt 1/2 cup of chocolate chips in microwave on half power for 30 seconds.
  • Stir, then microwave on half power again for 30 more seconds.
  • To a food processor add the black beans, eggs and vegetable oil until completely smooth, about 90 seconds.
  • Add in the melted chocolate, sugar and vanilla extract to the food processor until smooth, another 30 seconds.
  • Sift together the cocoa powder, flour, baking soda and baking powder and add to the food processor.
  • Pulse until just combined.
  • Spread batter into baking pan and top with remaining chocolate chips.
  • Bake for 22-25 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2.2mg
Keyword: Black Bean Brownies