Yields 9 large bars or 18 small bars
1 1/2 cups white beans, cooked (a little less than 1 can of Great Northern beans)
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup honey
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. rolled oats
1/4 cup butter, melted or neutral oil 1/2 cup dried cherries
Spoon Fruit Ingredients (optional)
2 cups raspberries, mashed
2 tsp. chia seeds
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a food processor or blender. Blend oat mixture into a nice flour.
Add beans, honey, vanilla, and butter or oil to oat mixture. Blend until well combined.
Fold in dried cherries.
Pour batter into an 8 x 8 pan lined with parchment paper and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the top turns golden brown.
Let blondies cool completely before cutting and removing from pan.
Spoon Fruit Directions
To a small bowl, add raspberries and mash well using a fork.
Fold chia seeds into mashed raspberries, let sit for at least 1 hour. Top blondies and enjoy!
For blondies, substitute dried cherries with dried cranberries or other dried fruit.