These flourless brownies are gluten free and super tasty.
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat an 8 x
8-inch baking pan or dish with nonstick cooking spray and set
2. Place the black beans in a food processor and process
until smooth and creamy. Add the eggs, oil, sugar, cocoa powder,
vanilla extract, peppermint extract as desired, baking powder, and
salt and process until smooth. Add ¼ cup of the chips and pulse a
few times until the chips are incorporated.
3. Pour the batter into the prepared pan, smooth the top
with a rubber spatula, and sprinkle with the remaining ¼ cup
4. Bake 30-35 minutes, or until the edges start to pull
away from the sides of the pan and a toothpick inserted in the
center comes out clean. Cool in the pan before slicing into 2-inch
Christine M. Palumbo, RD, is a nutritionist living in Naperville.
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