Can’t Tell They’re Low-fat Brownies

This was my attempt to make my mom’s brownie recipe lower in fat. My family loves them!

prep: 10 mins
cook: 30 mins
total: 40 mins
Servings: 12
Yield: 1 – 8×8 inch pan

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
129 calories; 3.6 g total fat; 31 mg cholesterol; 37 mg sodium. 23.9 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g protein


½ cup all-purpose flour
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup white sugar
⅛ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (4 ounce) jar pureed prunes baby food
2 eggs


Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8×8 inch square pan.

Step 2: In a medium bowl, stir together flour, cocoa, sugar, and salt. Pour in oil, vanilla, prunes, and eggs. Mix until everything is well blended. Spread the batter evenly into the prepared pan.

Step 3: Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until top is shiny and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.


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