Fudgy Red Bean Brownies

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 16 min 10
Fudgy Red Bean Brownies
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1 can(s) (15 oz) Red kidney beans, canned, drained (drained and rinsed)
1/4 cup Peanut butter, smooth (regular or chocolate peanut butter)
2 tbsp Cocoa powder, unsweetened
1/2 cup Quick oats
1 dash Salt
1/3 cup packed Brown sugar
2 tbsp Granulated sugar
1/4 cup Coconut oil (or vegetable oil)
2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1 tsp Baking powder
1/2 cup Semisweet chocolate chips
1/4 cup Partly skimmed milk, 2% M.F. (for the frosting)
1/4 cup Butter, unsalted (for the frosting)
1 cup, sifted Powdered/icing sugar (for the frosting)
2/3 cup Semisweet chocolate chips (for the frosting)
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract, pure (for the frosting)


For the brownies:

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine first ten ingredients except chocolate chips in a food processor. Pulse until smooth and creamy.

Stir in chocolate chips and mix with spoon so they are equally distributed.

Grease an 8x8 pan and pour brownie mixture in it. Take a spatula to smooth out the top.

Bake the brownies for 16-18 minutes and remove from oven.

For the frosting:

Combine milk, butter and powdered sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat, bringing to a boil. Allow to cook at a rolling boil for 30 seconds. Remove from heat.

Add chocolate chips and vanilla to saucepan and stir until the chips are melted.

Pour immediately over warm brownies.

Put in refrigerator to allow brownies to set quickly.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 430
Calories from fat 207
Calories from saturated fat 123
Total Fat 23.0 g
Saturated Fat 13.7 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3 g
Cholesterol 13.8 mg
Sodium 171 mg
Potassium 327 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 5.8 g
Sugars 34 g
Protein 7.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 0.3

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