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Black Bean Brownies

Very chewy and chocolatey, with a full serving of fiber.

Per Serving: 97 Calories, 2.5g Fat
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Yield: Yields 30 brownies


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1- 15oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 6 egg whites or 1/2 cup fat-free egg substitute
  • 4 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 Tbs. light butter
  • 2 cups granulated sugar substitute
  • 2 Tbs. instant coffee powder (regular or espresso)
  • 3 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Coat a 9 x 13-inch pan with nonstick spray
  3. Blend drained beans and 2 egg whites (or 1/3 of 1/2 cup egg substitute) in food processor or blender until smooth
  4. Set aside
  5. Place chocolate and light butter in small microwave safe bowl
  6. Microwave for 60-90 seconds. Stir every 30 seconds until smooth. Set aside.
  7. Combine bean puree, sugar, flour, coffee powder and remaining egg whites or egg substitute in a mixing bowl. Beat until well combined.
  8. Blend in melted chocolate, pour mix into pan, sprinkle with walnuts
  9. Bake 30-35 minutes


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Deedee Dockery

Love them. I have a program that adds up all the calories for me with the ingredients that I use and they came out at 58 calories using this recipe. It also has 6 g carbs, 1g fiber, 3.4 g fat, and 2.4 g protein

posted Nov 12th, 2012 2:55 am

deedee dockery

this recipe is awesome..... I took them to the family Thanksgiving meal today and everyone loved them

posted Nov 12th, 2012 12:49 am


Read more carefully, the recipe calls for sugar SUBSTITUTE (like Splenda) NOT sugar.

posted Jul 27th, 2011 11:51 pm


Why do some of you say "too much sugar"?? There is NO SUGAR. Uses sugar sub like Splenda.

posted Dec 8th, 2010 11:53 pm

Kristy Crawford

If you like coffee flavor, you will like them. they are moist and chewy but I hate coffee so I need one without the coffee taste. Anyone have any ideas if they will still be good if I take the coffee out?

posted May 4th, 2010 5:43 pm


Why would the combination of eggs and avocados cause a stomach ache? A friend mentioned when she eats whole eggs and avocados she gets a stomach ache. When she eats egg whites and avocados she doesn't. When I eat whole eggs and avocados it doesn't bother me. Is there any reason why she would get an upset stomach?

posted Apr 1st, 2010 9:22 am


too much sugar and not the right flour.
low calories, yes. but I want healthly food.

posted Jan 13th, 2010 12:54 pm


I figured it on WW site, this is what I got:
24 or 30serv=2pt

posted Oct 24th, 2009 11:28 am


what is the point value, i cant figgure it out because it doesn't show how much fiber(and the beans have fiber)

posted Apr 7th, 2009 5:30 am


2 cups of sugar???? yikes!

posted Mar 7th, 2009 10:18 am


I loved the crunch of walnuts in these black bean brownies

posted Mar 2nd, 2009 10:11 am


For those of you who thaught it was wierd, did you try it? I'm just sayin'

posted Feb 20th, 2009 10:57 am


I have not made them, but my daughter said her
kids said they were the best ever.
I plan to make them soon.

posted Dec 5th, 2008 5:40 pm



posted Nov 25th, 2008 1:04 pm


I've tried a different variation of this recipe and it is good!! You would never know it has black beans in it!!

posted Oct 17th, 2008 2:30 am


Has anyone tried these? At first they didnt sounds to good me but then i re-read it few times and it sounded better.

posted Oct 5th, 2008 12:17 am


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