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Super Sneaky Brownies

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“This is an even sneakier version of the "sneaky chef" brownies by Missy Chase Lapine. It is made with some of her "purple puree" but also utilizes black beans, which is a trick from Weight Watchers. No added fat to this recipe! No cholesterol! And if you omit the chocolate chips, it is vegan. It makes a very good, not overly sweet, cake-y brownie. NOTE: the purple puree part of the recipe makes a good 1 1/2 - 2 cups. This recipe uses only 1/2 cup, so reserve remainder for another use. It freezes well.”

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, and grease a 9 x 13 inch baking pan.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor or blender, mix the spinach, blueberries and lemon juice. Scrape down sides and bottom of bowl and continue pureeing until completely smooth. Transfer all but 1/2 cup to a storage container.
  4. Into the bowl of the food processor, along with the remaining 1/2 cup purple puree, add the black beans, coffee, sugar and vanilla. Puree until smooth.
  5. Mix the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients.
  6. If desired, add chocolate chips and nuts.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

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