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Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownies

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I love these Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies because they are much like a regular brownie, but arguably a little healthier as far as brownies go. There’re mixed in one bowl making them quick and easy. The only noticeable difference is a slightly chewier texture.

35MIN

Total Cooking Time

11

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
8
Serves 8
1 cup
Canned Black Beans , drained, rinsed
1/2 cup
Unsweetened Chocolate , roughly chopped
2
Large Eggs
1 tsp
Pure Vanilla Extract
1 tsp
Espresso Powder
1/3 cup
Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour
1/2 tsp
1 1/4 cups
Roughly Chopped Pecans
3/4 cup
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), lightly grease 9x9-inch baking pan and line with parchment paper allowing an overhang on two opposing sides.
Step 2
In a small sauce pan over low heat, melt together Unsweetened Chocolate (1/2 cup) and Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup) until smooth. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
Step 3
Whisk together Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour (1/3 cup) , Salt (1/2 tsp) , and Espresso Powder (1 tsp) , set aside.
Step 4
In a food processor combine Canned Black Beans (1 cup) and melted chocolate and blend until smooth, 2-3 minutes, scraping sides once or twice.
Step 5
Add Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup) , Eggs (2) , and Pure Vanilla Extract (1 tsp) and continue to puree until well combined and smooth.
Step 6
Add flour mixture and pulse until just combined. Stir in Pecans (1 1/4 cups) and Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (3/4 cup) .
Step 7
Pour and spread evenly into prepared pan.
Step 8
Bake for 18-20 minutes until center is just set. Remove from oven and allow to cool on wire rack. Remove from pan by grabbing the overhanging parchment and place on cutting board.
Step 9
Cut into 16 squares, dust with icing sugar if desired. Enjoy!

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