Blondie Brownies with Hidden Veggies? The Kids Will Love This School Snack

With the children back in school parents everywhere are looking for healthy school snack ideas and I have a fantastic answer! Each year I make these Blondie Brownies with hidden veggies and each time the kids are ecstatic with their ‘dessert’. I am equally pleased with the fact that these desserts are healthy and jammed with veggies.

There is nothing like pulling one over on my girls to make me feel accomplished! A resounding cheer is lifted in my brain with each bite.

Blondie Brownies With Hidden Veggies

Blondie Brownies

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup Navy Bean puree (see below)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup oat bran
  • 1 cup flour blend (see below)
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips

PREPARATION

Navy Bean Puree

  • Blend 1 can navy beans with 2 tablespoons of water in a food processor or blender until no full beans are visible.
Flour Blend
  • Combine 1 cup of all purpose flour, 1 cup of whole wheat flour and 1 cup wheat germ.

Not So Blondie Brownie

  • Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  • Spray the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan, lightly dust with flour.
  • Combine butter and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar is just dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • In a mixer blend cooled sugar-butter mixture, navy bean puree, vanilla, eggs.
  • Once well mixed add oat bran and flour blend until just combined then mix in chocolate and butterscotch chips.
  • Pour mixture into your baking pans and place on the middle rack of pre-heated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool, before cutting into squares.

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I hope your family enjoys these as much as we do, drop me a line if you make them to let me know!

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11 Responses

  1. Omg! Yum! I can’t bake but I try to eat clean and eat alot of Legumes. These were perfect and not hard to make-no guilt!!!!

  2. Wow thank you very much..I have diabetes but if I can eat brownies that I love because the are made with vegetables….heaven

  3. This recipe looks a lot healthier than a recipe for blonde brownies that I have in one of my cookbooks! I love the fact that there is wheat germ and oat bran in this. I use whole wheat flour a lot in my baking. Thank you for this recipe…I will give this one a try and let you know how they turned out….and how fast they disappeared!!

  4. Navy Bean puree is definitely a different ingredient – my family loves treat and it would be great to sneak some nutritional value in there so I think I will have to try these out! Thanks for the recipe!

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