Bean Blondies

Yields 9 large bars or 18 small bars







Ingredients

  • 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

  • Honey *optional*


Blondie Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Combine rolled oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a food processor or blender. Blend oat mixture into a nice flour.

  3. Add beans, honey, vanilla, and butter or oil to oat mixture. Blend until well combined.

  4. Fold in dried cherries.

  5. 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.

  6. Let blondies cool completely before cutting and removing from pan.


Spoon Fruit Directions

  1. To a small bowl, add raspberries and mash well using a fork.

  2. Fold chia seeds into mashed raspberries, let sit for at least 1 hour. Top blondies and enjoy!


Suggestions

  • For blondies, substitute dried cherries with dried cranberries or other dried fruit.