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Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies

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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.
Course Dessert
Keyword black bean brownie recipe, black bean brownies, gluten free black bean brownies, healthy black bean brownies, how to make black bean brownies
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 16 black bean brownies
Calories 108
Author Alyssia Sheikh


Black Bean Brownies

  • 1 can 15oz black beans, drained & rinsed (~1¾ cup cooked beans)
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 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
  • 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.


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