Course Desserts
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Beans
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Recipe Contributed By The Balanced Blonde

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Black Bean Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 15 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 whole banana
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened, and/or cacao powder
  • 1/3 cup agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats, (use gluten free oats to make gluten free)
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips, dairy-free
  • 1/2 cup almond butter, or whatever nut butter you prefer
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grease an 8×8 pan and set aside. (Recommend greasing with Coconut Oil Spray)
  • Combine all ingredients except for the oats and chocolate chips and blend in a high-speed blender or food processor.
  • Pour into a bowl and mix in the oats and chocolate chips.
  • Pour into the pan and bake for 30 minutes or until you can stick a toothpick through.
  • Let them cool.