Double Chocolate Brownies are the best black bean brownie recipe you will ever try. These brownies are made in a blender quickly, pureeing the black beans so no one knows they are in there. Simple enough to get your kids cooking. Watch the how to video to see just how easy this homemade brownie recipe is.

Double Chocolate Brownies

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 16 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


These double chocolate brownies are so good it's hard to just have one. They are oil-free and contain no flour. The best black bean brownies you will ever try!


  • 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2-3 tbsp. water
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened applesauce
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips + extra for sprinkling on top (use milk chocolate chips for sweeter brownies)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare 8 x 8-inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Add drained black beans plus 2 tbsp. water to blender. Puree until smooth. Add additional tbsp. of water if the beans are still too thick to puree. Scrape sides to ensure all beans are pureed.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients to blender, blending until well mixed.
  5. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake 30 minutes or until knife inserted into center of pan comes out clean.


Adapted from Fudgy Black Bean Brownies