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Cooler day today, about 100F and overcast most of the day. Lots of thunder, which doggies did not appreciate, but I loved. No rain, though.
(1/3) cup melted butter*
(1/4) cup cocoa powder
(2) teaspoons vanilla extract
(1) cup sugar (or 1/2 cup honey)
(1/2) cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
(1/3) cup finely chopped walnuts (optional)
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In a food processor bowl or blender, combine the black beans, eggs, melted butter, cocoa powder, vanilla, and sugar. Pulse or blend until smooth (or as smooth as possible).
Grease an 8x8-inch glass baking dish. Pour the batter into the greased dish. Sprinkle chocolate chips and nuts (if using) over the top and use a spatula to push them down into the batter just a little (but not too much; they will sink some while the brownies bake).
Bake at 350F degrees for 40-50 minutes, until brownies are set in the middle. Watch the edges for excess browning if you're not sure they're done. (Mine seem to take a full 50 minutes, and are still chewy but not gooey.)
Cool and then chill before serving! Store in fridge.
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