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Black Bean Brownies

Recipe by Tiana Pollari




1h 20m


A delicious and decadent brownie that is loaded with plant based protein. So good, no one will know the difference.


  1. 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

  2. 2

    Remove the pits from the dates and soak in warm water for 10-15 minutes. Drain water completely

  3. 3

    Combine the black beans, dates and coconut oil in the food processor. Process until a smooth texture and beans have fully mixed in

  4. 4

    Add in baking powder, cacao powder, shredded coconut and pulse until fully combined with the bean mixture

  5. 5

    Add chocolate chips to the mixture and pulse a few times

  6. 6

    Remove mixture from the food processor and transfer to a greased, 8 X 8” pan, (optional: garnish with extra chocolate chips)

  7. 7

    Bake in the oven for 55-60 minutes, checking to make sure it is baked through

  8. 8

    Remove from oven and allow to fully cool before slicing into squares

  9. 9

    Store in an airtight container on the counter, and transfer to the fridge after 3 days

  10. 10

    Optional: Omit the chocolate chips to keep the recipe low sugar

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