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Blueberry Brownies

Low Fat Recipe

Applesauce keeps down the fat content in these Blueberry Brownies, while blueberries, cocoa powder and walnuts load these up with crunchy sweet goodness.

Fresh blueberries in Blueberry Brownies


1 cup applesauce
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup unbleached white flour
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
Cooking spray

Recipe Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray an 8-inch square baking pan.

In a medium mixing bowl, combine applesauce, sugar, and vanilla. In another bowl, whisk together flours, cocoa, baking powder, soda, and salt. Make a well in the center and add wet ingredients; mix until just combined. Gently fold in walnuts and blueberries.

Spread mixture into prepared pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until center is firm and not sticky. Let cool completely before slicing.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 16 servings
Serving size: 1 brownie
Calories: 80; Protein: 2g; Fat: 2g; Carbohydrate: 15g; Sodium: 208mg; Cholesterol: 0; Fiber: 1.4g

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