Black Bean Brownies
2 c cooked black beans
3/4 c coconut sugar (or maple syrup/coconut nectar)
1/2 c cacao or cocoa powder
1/2 c oat flour (preferably soaked for a few hours and rinsed, and GF)***
3/4 c nut milk
1 tsp vanilla bean powder or extract
1/2 c applesauce
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 c chocolate chips (optional topping)
*you can grind rolled oats into a flour in your blender
Lets get started!
Preheat your oven to 350*. "Grease" a medium sized baking dish with coconut oil. Pulse all ingredients in a food processor until smooth (around 5 minutes). Pour mixture into prepared dish. Top with chocolate chips. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes before slicing.