Black Bean Brownies

A deliciously low point, chocolate dessert that curbs your sweet tooth with the added benefits that come from black beans!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 9 brownies
Calories 153 kcal


  • 1 can no salt added black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp Monkfruit/Erythritol blend see notes
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips dairy-free, if vegan


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In your Nutribullet blender or food processor, add the rinsed and drained black beans, oats, baking powder, maple syrup, apple sauce, salt, monkfruit/erythritol blend, vanilla extract and unsweetened cocoa powder. Blend until mostly smooth. You may need to scrape down the sides a few times and blend again until mostly smooth.

  3. Fold in 1/4 cup of the mini chocolate chips and spread out the mixture evenly in a sprayed 9x9 baking dish.

  4. Top the brownies with the remaining 1/4 cup of mini chocolate chips, pressing them into the batter slightly.

  5. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until cooked through.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information

3 WW Freestyle Smartpoints | 153 calories, Carbs: 30.7g, Fat: 4.2g, Protein: 3.6g per brownie


I have discussed where to buy the Monkfruit/Erythritol blend earlier in my post. This can be substituted for granular sugar, which will modify the nutrition and WW points slightly.

These are best stored in the fridge if not immediately eaten.