Black Bean Brownies

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  • 1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/2 cup nut butter (peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup oil (grapeseed oil, avocado oil, melted ghee, coconut oil, etc.)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons black cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease an 8×8 glass baking dish.
  2. Place all ingredients for the brownies in a high speed blender or food processor, and blend until completely smooth.
  3. Pour batter into the baking dish and smooth evenly throughout. Bake for 40-50 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean from the center of the brownies.
  4. Let cool for 10 minutes before slicing into 16 brownies! Brownies can be served by themselves or you can top them off with ice cream, melted chocolate, and/or mini chocolate chips!