Black Bean Brownies

Now don’t get me wrong - I love myself some good, ole fashion brownies. For sure! But let me tell you, these black bean brownies are pretty darn good. They are also packed with protein, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free for any of you with allergies or plant-based!


Black Bean Brownies

Vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free

Makes: 12 brownies

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  • 1 16 oz can black beans, drained and thoroughly rinsed
  • 6 T cacao or cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup nut butter
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. In food processor or high speed blender, combine all ingredients and blend until thoroughly combined.
  3. Pour mixture into a greased baking pan.
  4. Cook for about 30-45 mins, or until no residue when you stick knife in the middle of the brownies.
  5. Top with additional nut butter if desired.