Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C), lightly grease 9x9-inch baking pan and line with parchment paper allowing an overhang on two opposing sides.
In a small sauce pan over low heat, melt together
Unsweetened Chocolate (1/2 cup)
Unsalted Butter (1/2 cup)
until smooth. Allow to cool for 2-3 minutes.
Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour (1/3 cup)
Salt (1/2 tsp)
Espresso Powder (1 tsp)
, set aside.
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.
Granulated Sugar (3/4 cup)
Pure Vanilla Extract (1 tsp)
and continue to puree until well combined and smooth.
Add flour mixture and pulse until just combined. Stir in
Pecans (1 1/4 cups)
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (3/4 cup)
Pour and spread evenly into prepared pan.
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.
Cut into 16 squares, dust with icing sugar if desired. Enjoy!