Black Bean Brownie Bites
Looking for a treat to satisfy your sweet tooth? Don't let their small size fool you! These rich and gooey black bean brownie bites are filled with flavor and nutrition. Good things do come in small packages!
- 1 Flax seed egg 1 Tbsp Flax Seed Meal + 2 1/2 Tbsp water
- 1 15 oz can low sodium black beans rinsed and drained well
- 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 c apple sauce
- 2 Tbsp coffee
- 1/4 c vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2/3 c cocoa powder
- 1/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Make flax seed egg by combining flax seed meal and water in a small bowl. Let sit for 5 minutes to thicken.
Place black beans in a food processor or high power blender. Blend to a paste.
Add wet ingredients and blend. Make sure to scrape batter off the side of the processor.
Add dry ingredients (not the chocolate chips) and continue to blend. Batter should be thick and smooth.
Fold in chocolate chips with a spatula. Spray mini muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Place one Tbsp of brownie batter into the mini muffin tins.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out almost clean. Be careful not to over bake.