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Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies

  • Author: Alyssia Sheikh
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-22 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16 black bean brownies 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These gluten free black bean brownies are deliciously cakey-yet-fudgy and totally flourless! How to make brownies with black beans, including a sugar free option.



Black Bean Brownies

1 can (15oz) black beans, drained & rinsed (~1¾ cup cooked beans)
3 eggs
½ cup cocoa powder
⅔ cup coconut sugar or stevia (or granulated sweetener of choice)
2 Tbsp nut butter (cashew, almond, peanut, etc.)
1 Tbsp melted coconut oil, or butter
1½ tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt

Optional Topping:

3 Tbsp mini chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Add all ingredients (except for chocolate chips) into food processor. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour batter into an 8-inch square pan lined and sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips on top, if desired.
  • Bake 20-22 minutes, until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Allow to cool completely before removing from pan, slicing, and enjoying.
  • Store in an airtight container or sealed bag at room temperature for up to a week.


Nutrition provided for gluten free black bean brownies made with coconut sugar, cashew butter, coconut oil, and chocolate chip topping.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake in oven


  • Serving Size: 1 brownie
  • Calories: 108
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 4g

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