Peanut Butter Vegan Brownies

I haven't talked about it much on the blog yet but we are transitioning to plant based and then eventually vegan, it was a big decision for our family but we agreed it was the best for our health and our daughters. I'll make a post about it soon. Anyway, I have always had a sweet tooth especially for brownies, I kid you not I used to eat half a pan in one sitting (don't judge me), so I decided to find a good brownie recipe that I love. 

I went on Pinterest and found the recipe here. I made it and if it wasn't for the whole family I would've eaten it to myself, in one sitting. It was so good. Delicious, creamy and definitely didn't taste like there was a can of black beans in it! The recipe I altered a little bit, but she was my inspiration.

Finding a good brownie recipe was big for me, because it's my go-to dessert for events. This one is quick and can be done in less than an hour, and tastes better than any brownies I've ever had before!

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Peanut Butter Vegan Brownies
Delicious and creamy brownies, topped with peanut butter and extra chocolate chips. Completely Vegan!
  • 1-15 oz. can black beans
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar, I used coconut
  • 1/4 cup canola or coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup soy or almond milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 tbsp. creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips
Preheat over to 350. Lightly oil your pan before putting the brownies inPlace the beans, cocoa powder, sugar, oil, milk, vanilla, baking powder and salt into a food processor and blend until its completely smooth, you might have to scrape the sides a few times.Spread the batter into the oiled pan. Put the peanut butter on top in sections and swirl with a knife or chopstick. Add extra chocolate chips on top. Bake until a toothpick in the center comes out clean. Anywhere from 21-25 minutes. Remove and allow it to cool completely before cutting. Cut into 9 squares and serve, or eat it all to yourself, either or.
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 9