Healthy Brownie Bites

Healthy Brownie Bites

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From: EatingWell.com, February 2018

These mini-muffin brownies are perfect for an afterschool treat or healthy dessert. They stay moist with a secret ingredient—zucchini, which melts into each bite right alongside the chocolate chips, giving them a nutritional boost that you won't even notice.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup shredded zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • ¾ cup semisweet chocolate chips

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a mini-muffin pan with paper liners.
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Remove from heat. Add unsweetened chocolate and stir until melted. Add sugar and salt; stir until well combined. Stir in zucchini and vanilla. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing vigorously after each addition. Fold in flour until almost incorporated. Fold in chocolate chips. Using about 2 tablespoons per cup, spoon the batter into the prepared cups. They will be full.
  3. Bake until the brownie bites are firm to the touch and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove the brownie bites to a wire rack when cool enough to handle.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 brownie bites
  • Per serving: 293 calories; 17 g fat(10 g sat); 3 g fiber; 34 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 11 mcg folate; 52 mg cholesterol; 23 g sugars; 6 g added sugars; 301 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 22 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 66 mg sodium; 171 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Iron (22% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 2 fat, 2 other carbohydrate, ½ starch

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