Zucchini oatmeal brownies


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 94.0
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.5 mg
  • Sodium: 163.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 1.7 g

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A very healthy version of brownies with a hint of oatmeal and peanut butter and no oil or eggs! Your family will love them and not even realize they have zucchini in them unless they watch you mix them up! A very healthy version of brownies with a hint of oatmeal and peanut butter and no oil or eggs! Your family will love them and not even realize they have zucchini in them unless they watch you mix them up!
Number of Servings: 24


    1/2 cup applesauce
    1 1/4 cup sugar
    2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
    1 cup oats ground in the blender
    1 cup of flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup of cocoa powder
    2 cups of zucchini, shredded
    1/3 cup of peanut butter/chocolate chips


1. Mix applesauce, sugar and vanilla
2. In a separate bowl mix ground oats, flour, soda, salt, and cocoa until well blended
3. Combine the flour mixture with the applesauce mixture and add the shredded zucchini and chips. Mix well until like a cake batter.
4. Pour in a greased 9x13 pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until middle springs back up.

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GRANLUND.


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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    These are very good and are great for a low fat/cholesterol diet. I have modified these to use carob and Splenda rather than chocolate and sugar. - 9/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    INCREDIBLE!!! These are a hit in my house. I did substitute the regular flour for whole wheat flour, and added just a bit more choco chips too. They are definitely a keeper! As my daughter said "You cant tell they are healthy!" - 8/3/09

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  • I substituted whole wheat flour for the all purpose, added 1 teaspoon of instant expresso and upped the chocolate chips a little. Baked a total of 35 minutes and the results are awesome! Keeping this one in my arsenal for sure. - 7/25/15

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  • YUMMY. I made mine a day in advance because that gives the zucchini time to kind of melt away into the rest of the brownies (so you don't see white stringy bits of zucchini), and they turned out moist and yummy! I loved the hint of oat flavor. Will SO make again! Thanks! ETA:make great cookies too! - 2/15/13

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  • I made some adjustments, but definitely like that I can use up some zucchini, and enjoy a cake-like, dense, chocolatey brownie! - 8/20/11

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  • Great recipe. It's very cake-like. - 8/1/10

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  • I don't understand where to count the peanutbutter. It is not on the full detail of calories nor is it part of the recipie. Is it 1/3 cup of peanutbutter & chocolate mixed or 1/3 cup of each? - 12/11/09

    Reply from GRANLUND (12/11/09)
    It is 1/3 cup of either peanut butter chips or chocolate chips or a combination of them, but only 1/3 cup total. I usually use a mix.

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  • I overcooked mine but they were still pretty yummy! The kids love them and they are pretty picky!! - 8/5/09

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  • I really liked these-my family did too! Easy to make, although you have to use a food processor AND a blender besides mixing the ingredients together (lots of dishes to wash!). They tasted yummy, and not healthy at all!
    I added 2 T ground flax seed to mine. Plus I had to cook longer-40 mins. - 8/14/08

    Reply from GRANLUND (8/17/08)
    If you want you can substitute regular flour for the oatmeal flour and eliminate the blender...I just love oatmeal and have started substituting half oatmeal flour in all of my baked goods. I even blend a bunch of it ahead of time.

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  • I personally enjoyed these cupcakes. My family, however did not. My daughter, a brownie affectionado, took one bite and asked "eww, what is this?" For those of us without chocolate in our lives, it is a satisfying way to enjoy some without over indulging. I would make again, but only for me! - 8/5/08

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  • Very moist and delicious...Great recipe! - 8/3/08

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