Black Bean Brownies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

8-12 brownies
prep time 30-40 minutes

Ingredients

Brownies

1 – 15 oz can of black beans rinsed and drained

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 cup cocoa powder

1/4 cup vegan butter, melted

3 flax eggs or equivalent vegan egg substitute

1/2 tsp table salt

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp vanilla

3 tbs gluten-free flour or oats

1/2 cup Enjoy Life Foods Mini Chips

 

Drizzle

1/2 cup Enjoy Life Foods Dark Morsels

1 tsp vegan butter

Optional sprinkles or crushed peppermint candies

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8×8 baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Place black beans, sugar, cocoa powder, vegan butter, vegan eggs, salt, baking powder, and vanilla in the bowl of a food processor.
  3. Process on high for several minutes until completely smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl several times as you go.
  4. Add gluten-free flour or oats and Enjoy Life Mini Chips and pulse to just combine.
  5. Spoon mixture into prepared baking pan and bake for 25-30 minutes or until center is set.
  6. Cool completely before topping.

To Decorate:

  1. Melt Enjoy Life Dark Morsels and vegan butter in a small bowl in the microwave for 30-60 seconds, stirring frequently (more tips on melting chocolate).
  2. Drizzle melted chocolate over the top of cooled brownies and sprinkle with optional sprinkles or candies.
  3. Let drizzle cool before serving.

Thanks to Professional Chef Julie Hartigan for sharing this recipe. Visit Julie at CookingwJulie.com