The Very Best Healthy Brownies You Will Ever Taste

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By
@Quinnn

I have been searching for a healthy alternative to store-bought Fiber One 100 calorie brownies and I have finally found it! These are more of a cake-like, lighter brownie than the very dense and chewy black bean brownies that are so popular. To me, they taste better than and have the same texture as a regular, full-fat brownie, but have 1/2 the calories coming in at just 90 calories per bar.

This is an original recipe that you will not find anywhere else. Please give it a try! If you do not find that these are the very best fat-free brownies, I will eat them for you! ;)

Rating:
★★★★☆ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
16
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1
tsp. good quality instant coffee granules or powder (i used taster's choice colombian)
2
tsp. vanilla extract
1/2
cup hershey's unsweetened cocoa
1/2
cup flour
1/2
tsp salt
1
tsp. cinnamon (can omit if desired)
1/4
tsp. baking powder
1
cup sugar
1
fully ripe avocado, pureed. when pureed, this has the same look and texture as butter. i use my small food processor. (don't be afraid of this! you won't taste or see it, i promise!)
2
large eggs
1/4
cup chocolate chips, optional but yummy

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease or spray an 8x8 inch baking pan.
2In very small bowl, dissolve instant coffee in vanilla and set aside. In another bowl, whisk together cocoa, flour, cinnamon, salt and baking powder. Set aside.
3In a third bowl, combine sugar, avocado, eggs and coffee mixture. Mix with a hand mixer for 1-2 minutes. Gradually stir in by hand flour mixture and chocolate chips (if using) into egg mixture until JUST combined.
4Pour evenly into prepared pan. (Can add a few chocolate chips on top, optional.) Bake 19-23 minutes until a toothpick inserted 2" from side comes out nearly clean. Don't over bake. Cut into 16 squares and bag in ziplocks for under 100 calorie servings.

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