White Bean Brownies


1/9th of pan (1 brownie): 107 calories, 2g total fat (1g sat fat), 190mg sodium, 23g carbs, 5.5g fiber, 4g sugars, 5.5g protein Freestyle™ SmartPoints® value 2*

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Cool: 1 hour


One 15-oz. can cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained and rinsed 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup canned pure pumpkin 1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup Truvia spoonable no-calorie sweetener (or another natural brand that’s about twice as sweet as sugar) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. mini semi-sweet chocolate chips



Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8” X 8” baking pan with nonstick spray. Place all ingredients except chocolate chips in a food processor. Puree until completely smooth and uniform. Fold in 1 tbsp. chocolate chips. Spread mixture into the baking pan, and smooth out the top. Evenly top with remaining 2 tbsp. chocolate chips, and lightly press into the batter. Bake until a toothpick (or knife) inserted into the center comes out mostly clean, 25 – 30 minutes. Let cool completely, about 1 hour.


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