Super Moist Flourless Brownies

Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 35 min Serves 9 squares     adjust servings

A decadent treat with NO oil and NO flour!


  • 2 cups black beans (After soaking overnight and boiling in the morning.)
  • 1 bag or 2 cups of chocolate chips (I used Enjoy Life Gluten Free Chips )
  • 1/2 cup applesauce (I used unsweetened)
  • 1 flax egg (I used a flax egg replacement)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 T cocao powder or cocoa powder
  • 1 T maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a food processor , combine the black beans and chocolate chips very well.
  3. Once they are broken up well, add in the remaining ingredients and keep processing until a smooth batter forms.
  4. Line an 8X8 pan with parchment paper leaving enough paper to stick out the sides.
  5. Spoon batter into the pan.
  6. Bake for about 30-35 minutes.
  7. Lift the brownies out of the pan by grabbing the extra sides of parchment paper.
  8. Cut into squares with a pizza cutter .


Recipe Notes

If you want to use canned beans. This recipe equals 1 can beans. Drain and rinse before using. These brownies need to be stored in the fridge. They should last a couple weeks. You may also be able to freeze them, but I haven't tried that yet.

Recipe has been adapted from Sugar Free Mom .

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