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Super Fudgy Flour-less Black Bean Brownies. healthy black bean brownies made with oats, no flour, and are gluten free.

Super Fudgy Flour-less Black Bean Brownies

Servings 9
Author Beautiful Eats & Things


  • 1 (15-oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ½ cup quick oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp zero calorie sweetener such as SPLENDA
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp molasses
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup milk chocolate chips
  • Optional: additional chocolate chips for presentation


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper.
  2. Combine all ingredients, except for the chocolate chips, in a blender or food processor. Blend until completely smooth. The batter may contain a few bits of oats, but that’s okay. They will soften while baking.
  3. Stir in the chocolate chips, then pour into the 8×8 pan. Sprinkle extra chocolate chips over the top, if desired. Cook the black bean brownies for approximately 17-20 minutes, or until a fork comes out clean.
  4. Let cool at least 10 minutes before cutting them into squares.
  5. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information (1 brownie): Calories 147, Carbohydrate 18g, Fat 5g, Protein 4g, Saturated Fat 1.5g, Fiber 4g, Sugars 5g

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