Black Bean Brownies (with coconut oil)

Black Bean Brownies with Coconut Oil

You know what I love more than desserts? Healthy desserts of course! And even cooler than healthy desserts are desserts with unassuming ingredients. 🙂 These black bean brownies with coconut oil make the cut. 

We had a friend and fellow foodie coming over to dinner and I wanted a dessert to please and surprise! I love adding unusually healthy ingredients into my desserts and so I thought of a black bean brownie recipe. I added oats, as oats are super versatile, work great as a regular flour replacer and taste delicious, along with some coconut oil and chocolate chips (don’t skimp out on the chocolate chips, they are a must). 

The result was healthy delicious goodness. 🙂 The perfect combination of fudge and chocolate. We stored them in the fridge for a few days and they were still moist. Try it for yourself and see! 

Black Bean Brownies (with coconut oil)
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Ingredients
  1. 1 can black beans
  2. *1/2 cup rolled oats
  3. 1/3 cup cocoa
  4. 1/2 cup maple syrup
  5. 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  6. 1 tsp vanilla
  7. 1 tsp baking soda
  8. pinch of salt
  9. 2 handfuls chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a food processor, combine all the ingredients in a food processor, except for the chocolate chips, and blend until smooth.
  3. Add in the chocolate chips and mix by hand
  4. Grease your baking pan
  5. Pour in the batter and smooth over with a spoon
  6. Sprinkle a few chocolate chips on top
  7. Bake for about 25 minutes
  8. Let it cool for at 20 minutes if you can wait that long 😛
Notes
  1. *make sure to use certified gluten-free oats if you have a gluten allergy/intolerance
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For more healthy dessert brownies you can check out my Mint Brownie Recipe From Scratch and Grain Free Sugar Free Vegan Brownie Recipe.

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