Calories

250

Protein

3g

Carbs

44g

Fat

8g

These brownies are soft, chocolatey, and everything a brownie should be, but they are made without milk or eggs!! As weird as it may seem, beets are the true secret to making these vegan brownies rich and delicious. Beets also act as a healthy, natural sweetener for the chocolate! These vegan brownies are a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth, and they’re practically guilt-free!

Vegan Oreo®-crusted Beet Brownies

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

1hr

Total Time

1 hr 10 min

Recipe Type: Dessert

Serving Size: 1 brownie

Makes 12 servings

Ingredients

Oreo crust

24 Oreos
3 tablespoons vegan butter, melted

Beet brownie batter
1 cup + 2 tablespoons flour
½ cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup canned, sliced beets
½ cup beet water (from the can)
1¼ cups sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla

 

Directions

  1. Grease an 8×8” pan.
  2. Place the Oreos in a food processor, then process until they are finely crushed.
  3. In a medium bowl, place the crushed Oreos and melted butter. Mix together.
  4. Firmly press the Oreo mixture into a pan, then place in the freezer while you make the brownie batter.
  5. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  6. In a large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients: flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  7. In a food processor, place the beets, beet water, sugar, and vanilla. Blend until smooth.
  8. Add the beet mixture to the bowl of dry ingredients, then stir until smooth.
  9. Top the Oreo crust with the beet brownie mixture, then place in the oven.
  10. Bake for 1 hour or until the brownies are set. Remove and cool.
  11. These tasty brownies are actually best served chilled.

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 250 (70 from fat)
Total fat 8g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 290mg
Carbohydrate 44g (2g dietary fiber, 25g sugar)
Protein 3g

 

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