Dessert, Kid-Friendly

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 16

The secret to decadent, fudgy brownies may be surprising to you—black beans! They are very easy to make and satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthier way.

Tip: For a fun flavor twist, add coffee grounds to ingredients! 


  • Contains Eggs

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Eggs

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  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained, rinsed, mashed
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  • Parchment Paper
  • 9-inch square baking pan
  • Large Bowl
  • Medium Bowl
  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9-inch square baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Assemble the hand mixer attachment on the power base, then install the beaters.

  • Step 3

    In a large bowl, add mashed black beans, eggs, oil, and vanilla. Press power then the up arrow to mix on speed 2 until well combined.

  • Step 4

    In a separate bowl, combine cocoa powder, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

  • Step 5

    Add dry ingredients to bean mixture. Press power to begin mixing on speed 1 and then gradually increase to speed 4. Mix until just combined, about 1 minute.

  • Step 6

    Fold in chocolate chips. Then transfer batter to the prepared baking pan. Place pan in the oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until you can poke a toothpick into the center of the pan and it comes out clean.

  • Step 7

    When baking is complete, remove pan from the oven and let cool before cutting.