Black Bean Brownies

pan-of-black-bean-browniesServes: 16

Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained or 1 1/2 cups cooked dried beans (check out this post for tips on How to Cook Dried Beans)
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips


  1. Step 1:Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8×8 pan.
  2. Step 2:Place beans in food processor and process until mashed. Add eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt, sugar and oil. Process until smooth.
  3. Step 3:Pour into pan and sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Additional Notes


I set these brownies out after dinner and my family gobbled them up! I hope your family enjoys them too!

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