Black Bean Brownies

These Black Bean Brownies are rich and fudgey and you can blend the batter right in your blender! These are vegan, gluten-free, but no one can tell they are healthy.

  • Author: Happy Healthy Mama
  • Prep Time: 7 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 22 mins
  • Yield: 24 1x
  • Category: dessert


  • 1 15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed very well
  • 2/3 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, regular or dark
  • 2/3 cup sucunat or coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips, not melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease two mini-muffin pans and set them aside.
  3. Place all ingredients, except the unmelted chocolate chips, into a blender or food processor and blend or process until the mixture is well-blended and the beans and oats are totally broken down.
  4. Add the remaining 1/4 cup unmelted chocolate chips to the batter.
  5. Spoon the batter by the heaping tablespoon to the mini muffin pans.
  6. Bake until the tops are set and a toothpick stuck in the center of a brownie bite comes out clean, about 15 minutes.
  7. Enjoy!