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Low-fat BrowniesLow-Fat Brownies

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

November 18, 2012

 

Yield

Makes 16 brownies

 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Dutch Process Cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 ounces unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 egg whites

 

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8- by 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk flour, cocoa, baking powder, sugar and salt in a small bowl. In a medium bowl, combine oil, applesauce, vanilla, egg and egg whites. Gradually stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients until well combined. Pour into baking pan and bake for 20 minutes, until sides pull away from edge of pan. Cool in pan and cut into 16 squares.

 

Nutrition Information

(Per brownie)
Calories: 74
Calories from fat: 21
Total fat: 2.4 g (sat 0.6 g)
Cholesterol: 13 mg
Sodium: 45 mg
Carbohydrate: 11.6 g
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 1.7 g

 

 

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