Fudgy Flourless Black Bean Brownie Bites - Grain and Refined-Sugar Free

No joke, these brownie bites taste as good as they look. I'm forever trying to find recipes like this; recipes that taste great, are simple to make, pack easily in lunchboxes, can be served to guests because they don't taste weird, and that are grain and refined-sugar free.
Course Dessert
Cuisine GAPS Diet, Gluten Free, Grain Free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 16
Author Cara Comini


  • 1-3/4 cups cooked black beans drained
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil or butter melted
  • 3/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/8 if your beans were salted
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup crispy pecans {optional}


  1. Preheat oven to 350* F. In a food processor, blend beans, melted coconut oil or butter, and honey until beans are smooth.
  2. Add in cocoa powder, sea salt, and vanilla, and puree until mixed in.
  3. Add eggs and pulse to mix.
  4. Finally, add in crispy pecans and pulse to chop and mix in.
  5. Line a 8x8 or 8x10-inch pan with parchment paper and pour in batter.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until top starts to crack and brownies are set and not runny when you push down gently in the center.
  7. Allow to cool, then cut into bite-sized pieces. Serve with sliced strawberries.
  8. Store in the fridge, these are best at room temperature or chilled, making them ideal to pack in lunchboxes!
  9. Yield: 16 bites