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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Cookbook - Bread and Desserts

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Black Bean Brownies

  • 1 box brownie mix
  • 1 can black beans
  • 6 oz vanilla yogurt* replace with lighter or fat-free yogurt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Pour black beans into a strainer and rinse.
  2. In blender, blend rinsed black beans, yogurt, vanilla extract and water on high for 2 minutes.
  3. Combine black bean puree and brownie mix in large bowl. Pour batter into pan and bake as directed on brownie box.