1 (14 oz.) can black beans, drained & rinsed
2 large eggs
½ cup applesauce, unsweetened
15 small dates, pitted (½ cup packed)
2 Tbsp. brewed coffee (optional)
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
½ cup cocoa powder
1/4 tsp. salt
½ tsp. baking soda
½ cup + ¼ cup dark chocolate chips
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Line an 8 x 8 square baking dish with parchment paper and spray with cooking spray.
Add all ingredients, except chocolate chips, to a blender. Blend until smooth.
Add ½ cup chocolate chips and stir to mix. Pour batter into baking dish, top with ¼ cup chocolate chips. Bake for 30 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let brownies cool completely.
Cut into 16 squares and serve.