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  • 1 cans - 15-ounce black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 - large eggs
  • 1/3 cups - mashed banana
  • 1/4 cups - cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoons - salt
  • 2 teaspoons - pure vanilla extract (NOTE: only "pure" vanilla extract is truly gluten-free.)
  • 1/2 cups - coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cups - finely chopped walnuts, optional
  • 1/2 cups - gluten-free dark chocolate chips
  • Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

    2. Grease an 8-inch baking pan with coconut oil.

    3. Place the black beans, eggs, mashed banana, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract, and coconut sugar in the bowl of a food processor and blend until smooth.

    4. Remove the blade and gently stir in the walnuts.

    5. Transfer mixture to the prepared pan.

    6. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top.

    7. Bake the brownies for 30 to 35 minutes, or until just set in the center.

    8. Cool before cutting into squares. Store leftover brownies (if you have any!) in the refrigerator.

    Brief Description

    Nutritious and protein-packed beans are the base of these decadent brownies.

    Main Ingredient:

    black beans

    Category:  Desserts

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 35 min


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    Posted On:

    October 31, 2014

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