Carol's Black Bean Brownies

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

A slight variation on other similar recipes posted here, without added fat. Recipe calls for agave syrup but you may substitute honey. A friend used regular flour instead of self-rising and the brownies turned out nicely.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients, except chocolate chips, in a blender or food processor.
  2. Spread in a greased 8x8 baking pan or mini-muffin pan.
  3. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, then mix gently.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
Most Helpful

4 5

To be honest, when I first tried this, I didn't like it AT ALL. I thought it was much better after sitting in the refrigerator for a couple of days! Fresh, it was just too moist; not "fudgy," but "wet." I think that's because I used an entire 15-ounce can of black beans, which may have been too much. I used sugar-free syrup in place of the agave, and white whole wheat flour. While I could definitely taste the black beans, especially at first, and this is not a conventional brownie, it's good in its own right. Thanks for posting!