Low-fat, rich and fudgy black bean chocolate brownies that are as quick and easy as they are delicious.

1 can (15 ounces) black beans
▢1 box (about 20 ounces) chocolate brownie mix
▢1 heaping teaspoon instant coffee powder (optional)
▢¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)


  • Position an oven rack in the center and preheat your oven according to the instructions on the box of brownie mix. Spray your baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Open the can of beans, drain and rinse well.
  • Put beans back in the can and fill the can with water.
  • Put beans, water, coffee and cinnamon (if using) in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the pureed beans and dry brownie mix.
  • Spread the brownie mixture evenly into the prepared pan.
  • Bake the pan of brownies according to package directions.
  • Cool and cut into 20 brownies.

Recipe Notes

I baked these in a 9-inch square pan at 325F for 45 minutes and they turned out perfectly.

These brownies need to be completely cool before eating. They improve after sitting overnight.

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6 *SmartPoints (Green plan)

6 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)

6 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)

4 *PointsPlus (Old plan)

Nutrition Facts
Skinny Black Bean Brownies Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 black bean brownie)
Calories 139Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 2g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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