Dark Chocolate Avocado Brownies
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 8 oz. dark chocolate chips
- ½ cup dark cocoa powder
- ¼ tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- ½ cup whole wheat flour
- 2 ripe medium avocados
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
Directions1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 8x8-inch cake pan with cooking spray and set aside. 1. Beat eggs and sugar with electric mixer at medium speed until bubbly and fluffy. 1. Place chocolate chips in microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high in 15 seconds increments, stirring in between, until melted. 1. With mixer running, add chocolate to egg mixture. Fold in cocoa, salt, vanilla and flour. 1. Mash avocados in separate bowl until very smooth. Add to batter and mix well. Add chopped walnuts. Mix well. 1. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake 30 minutes, or until toothpick is inserted in center and comes out clean. Let cool before slicing.
For gluten free: Use gluten free flour in place of whole wheat flour.
Calories 170, Total Fat 9g (Saturated 4g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 45mg, Sodium 95mg, Total Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 17g), Protein 4g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 2%, Iron 10% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.
Serves: 16 servingsGluten Free Kid-friendly Vegetarian Game Day Dessert Snack Baking Special Occasion