Secretly Healthy Chocolate Brownie Cookies

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 5
Secretly Healthy Chocolate Brownie Cookies
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1 tsp Baking powder
1 can (15oz) Black beans, canned (low sodium, rinsed)
1 dash Cinnamon
1/4 cup Cocoa powder, unsweetened
1/3 cup Dark chocolate chips (plus extra for topping)
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup Granulated sugar
2 tbsp Partly skimmed milk, 2% M.F.
1 1/2 tbsp Peanut butter, natural
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
3 tbsp Wheat flour, whole wheat


Preheat oven to 375 and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Combine black beans, milk, peanut butter, and olive oil in a food processor and process until smooth.

Add in whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon. Continue processing until combined and mousse-like.

Stir in 1/3 c. dark chocolate chips.

Spoon 16 evenly spaced dollops of the batter onto the baking sheet and sprinkle with the extra chocolate chips.

Bake for 10 minutes. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a baking rack until they are cooled completely.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 299
Calories from fat 100
Calories from saturated fat 23.3
Total Fat 11.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.3 g
Cholesterol 0.5 mg
Sodium 346 mg
Potassium 505 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 9.0 g
Sugars 18.6 g
Protein 9.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.2
Meat Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 0.7

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