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Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies

Who says rich, chocolatey brownies can’t be a better-for-you dessert? We swap the oil and butter in traditional recipes with avocado for less saturated fat. You won’t even be able to taste the difference!

Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies

Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies

Who says rich, chocolatey brownies can’t be a better-for-you dessert? We swap the oil and butter in traditional recipes with avocado for less saturated fat. You won’t even be able to taste the difference!

Yield: 16 brownies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup dark cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 avocados

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8-inch cake pan with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  2. Beat eggs and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until bubbly and fluffy.
  3. Place chocolate chips in microwave-safe bowl and microwave on HIGH in 15 seconds increments, stirring in between, until melted.
  4. With mixer running, add chocolate to egg mixture. Fold in cocoa, salt, vanilla and flour.
  5. Mash avocados in separate bowl until very smooth. Add to batter and mix well.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 30 minutes, or until toothpick is inserted in center and comes out clean.
  7. Let cool before slicing.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1 brownie
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 176Total Fat: 7.5gSodium: 57mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 2gProtein: 3g

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Christine Pittman

About the Author

Christine Pittman is the author behind popular cooking sites - CookTheStory.com and TheCookful.com. As a mom of two, she enjoys sharing quick and easy, homemade and healthy recipes with families.

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  1. I make these often. My only changes are using coconut sugar & I use almond flour in lieu of the whole wheat flour.

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