Delicious but healthier brownies. Gluten-free AND dairy-free. Lots of protein and fiber from the black beans to help prevent the blood sugar spikes that occur with most brownies or sweets in general. No one will know there are black beans hidden in these farm-to-school favorite treats!
Really Awesome Black Bean Brownies
Puree together in a food processor, blender, or immersion blender:
2 cups cooked black beans (unsalted)
2 large eggs
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/3 cup coconut oil
Sift together, then blend into wet ingredients:
1/2 cup cacao powder
2 tablespoons tapioca starch or corn starch
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1.2 teaspoon salt
1/3 to 1/2 cup chocolate chips
Grease a small pan. Bake in preheated oven at 350° F for 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool, then cut into squares. Store in a sealed container in the fridge or freezer.