HEALTHY BROWNIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup good quality unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 cup white whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray an individual brownie pan or 8 inch square baking pan, with non stick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl mix together all of he dry ingredients. Mix the applesauce and egg whites and gently fold into the dry mixture. Stir only until moistened.
  • Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with chopped nuts. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until desired texture is reached. Less time will result in a more dense, gooey brownie and longer time will produce a cake like brownie. When cool, cut into 8 pieces.

Notes

Typical Brownie Recipe:

395 calories

20.4 fat

46 grams carbohydrates

Healthy Brownie Recipe:

151 calories

0.9 grams of fat

26 grams of carbs

Enough said!

Author Credit: Maplencornbread.blogspot.com

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