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Clean Eating Brownies recipe

Clean Eating Black Bean Brownies

A moist and delicious healthier brownie recipe made with black beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Amee


  • 3/4 cup cooked black beans dried beans preferred over canned, thoroughly rinsed and drained, no salt added
  • 1/4 cup safflower oil
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 whole organic eggs
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup sucanat this is a clean eating sweetener and wonderful in baked recipes
  • 2 small single serving packets of truvia a stevia based natural sweetener
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips divided
  • 1/3 cup oat flour I used Bob's Mill gluten free oat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar for dusting ( I used WheyLow powdered sugar )


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Grease a 9x9 square baking pan with butter flavored cooking spray.
  • In a blender, puree the cooked and rinsed black beans with the safflower and olive oil.
  • Pour into the bowl of an electric mixer.
  • Add eggs, cocoa, sucanat, truvia and vanilla.
  • Melt half the chocolate chips and add to mixer.
  • Blend on medium until smooth.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together oat flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Add to the mixer until just incorporated.
  • Stir in remaining chocolate chips.
  • Pour into prepared pan and bake for about 20 minutes, until surface looks somewhat matte around the edges and shiny in the middle.
  • Let cool at least 15 minutes before cutting.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and serve.