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Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies that use beans in place of flour, making them gluten free. They're not only made with beans, but with coconut oil and maple syrup, making them a truly delicious and guilt-free dessert!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black bean brownies, brownies, gluten free
Servings: 9 brownies
Author: Erin


  • 1 can black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Place beans in food processor and pulse; add coconut oil, eggs, syrup, and vanilla and pulse to mix together.
  • Add in sugar, cocoa, baking powder, and salt and pulse to combine. Remove blade from food processor and stir in chocolate chips by hand.
  • Coat a 8x8 baking pan with coconut oil and then pour batter into pan, using a spatula to smooth and even it out.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until edges have hardened. Allow AT LEAST 20 minutes for brownies to cool before cutting and removing from pan.
  • Enjoy!


*Serving size depends on how you cut them... you'll either get 9 large brownies or 16 smaller brownies