These brownies are dense, delicious and truly decadent. They get made over and over again in our household whenever we get a chocolate craving and it satisfies every time! Best of all, they’re 100% free certain ingredients that aren’t good for your health and can add unwanted inches to your waistline such as refined sugar or white flour.

• 1 cup canned (or cooked) black beans, rinsed and drained
• 1/2 large eggs
• 1 tbsp + 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
• 2 tbsp cocoa powder
• 1/3 cup soaked pitted dates, finely chopped (about 12-14)
• 1/2 tsp baking soda
• 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar
• 1/8 tsp sea salt
• 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
• 2-3 tbsp dark chocolate chips

1. Soak dates for 1-2 hours until soft, but not mushy, drain and chop finely
2. Preheat oven to 350F
3. Rinse and drain the black beans well
4. Add all ingredients except for chocolate chips in blender and blend until very smooth
5. Stir in chocolate chips
6. Pour batter into rectangular loaf pan that has been brushed with butter or olive oil and lined with parchment paper
7. Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes, do not overcook
8. Brownies are ready when a toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean
9. Cool and then cut into squares

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