These Black Bean Cookies WILL Surprise You!

By December 26, 2016Recipes

These chocolate fudge cookies have a secret ingredient: black beans! I know, it sounds gross. Try this recipe to change your mind. 

Time: 5 minutes of prep, 20-25 minutes in the oven 

When to eat it: ANY TIME is a great time for some chocolate cookies 

Perks: High in protein, especially for a cookie

Makes: 12 cookies 

Sh*t you need: 

1 15.5 oz. can of black beans 
1 tbsp canola oil 
1/2 an egg 
2 T of peanut butter 
1 tsp vanilla extract 
1/4 cup chocolate almond milk
1/2 cup coconut sugar 
1/4 cup cocoa powder 
1 tsp baking powder 
1/2 tsp salt 
Dark chocolate chips 

The Recipe: 

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Put all of the ingredients into a food processor in the order listed. 

3. Process until smooth (2-3 minutes.) 

4. Using a spoon, scoop the dough out onto a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. 

5. Top each cookie with a sprinkle of the chopped dark chocolate.

6. Bake the cookies for 20-25 minutes. 

7. Cool completely and eat your cookies!

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Author Rebecca Paul

Becca Paul is a Freshman at The George Washington University in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. She has a passion for fitness and for helping others. She is currently studying to become an ACE certified personal trainer.

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