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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 156.9
  • Total Fat: 8.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.9 mg
  • Sodium: 75.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Triple Chocolate Surprise Brownies

Submitted by: ARENIMTHIA

Introduction

From Health Magazine (don't remember the year, sorry!), this recipe's surprise ingredients not only make for tasty brownies, but for healthier ones as well! Yes, there is some sugar, but at least there isn't any Splenda! From Health Magazine (don't remember the year, sorry!), this recipe's surprise ingredients not only make for tasty brownies, but for healthier ones as well! Yes, there is some sugar, but at least there isn't any Splenda!
Number of Servings: 18

Ingredients

    1 cup black beans, rinsed and drained
    2 tbs light olive oil
    .5 cup frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
    .25 cup applesause
    2 eggs
    1 egg yolk
    .75 cups sugar
    3 tbs unsweetened cocoa
    1.5 tbs instant espresso powder
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    3 oz. chopped bittersweet chocolate
    2 tbs unsalted butter
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    2 tsp pure vanilla extract
    .5 tsp salt
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    .5 cup flour (half whole wheat if desired)
    .33 cup mini chocolate chips
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    .33 cup chopped pecans

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Mix black beans, olive oil, spinach, applesauce, eggs, egg yolk, sugar, unsweetened cocoa, and espresso powder in a food processor, pulse for a minute or until smooth.
Microwave bittersweet chocolate and butter in a glass bowl, stirring every 30 seconds or until smooth; cool for 5 minutes.
Add chocolate, vanilla extract, and salt to processor; pulse to blend. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in flour and mini chocolate chips.
Pour into an oiled 9x13 inch pan; top with chopped pecans.
Bake for 25-30 minutes; cool for 15 minutes.


Serving Size: makes 18 3x2.2 pieces of brownie

Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ARENIMTHIA.






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