Have a hankering for chocolate? Why drop 400 calories (and more than a few bucks) on a coffee shop brownie when you can whip up your own for less than 100 calories? These bite-size beauties are a delicious way to satisfy a craving. It's a good day to be a choco-holic!
Swap option: If you prefer, you can swap 2 tablespoons arrowroot flour for cornstarch.99 calories per brownie bite
Nutrition analysis courtesy of Genesis® R&D
- 1/2 cup creamy almond or peanut butter
- 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 overripe banana
- 1/2 cup maple syrup (or sugar)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup flour (any type, from all-purpose to whole wheat pastry to almond flour)
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
1. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Liberally coat mini muffin tin(s) with nonstick oil spray.
2. Mix all ingredients, except chocolate chips, until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
3. Add about 1 heaping tablespoon of batter into prepared muffin tin(s). Sprinkle a few mini or regular-size chips over the tops.
4. Bake on top rack for about 22 minutes (longer if you prefer crispy tops).