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What's not to love about these super easy, delicious and nutritious brownies?

Black Bean & Pumpkin Brownies


  • 1 (15 ounces) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1/2 cup organic pumpkin puree

  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil, melted

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1/3 cup pure maple syrup

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

  • 2/3 cups dark chocolate chips, plus more for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease an 8x8 inch baking pan.

  2. Combine all ingredients in the food processor except chocolate chips. Process until very smooth.

  3. Pour into a large mixing bowl and then fold in chocolate chips.

  4. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and top with more chocolate chips.

  5. Bake for 20-22 minutes.

  6. Remove from oven and let cool in the pan.

Black Bean & Pumpkin Brownies




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