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Better Butterless Brownies

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Be healthy and eat a brownie!?! Sometimes I just have to get my chocolate fix in and I don’t want to feel like I’m overindulging or cheating myself of a healthy diet. This Brownie Recipe Redo will satisfy your sweet-tooth while keeping you on-track for a healthy diet.

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  • 1C All Purpose Flour
  • 1/3 C Cocoa Powder
  • 1/4 t Salt
  • 1 t Baking Powder
  • 1/2 t Baking Soda
  • 1 oz Baking Chocolate, unsweetened
  • 1/4 C Light Corn Syrup
  • 1/4 C Applesauce
  • 1 C Brown Sugar
  • 1 t Pure Vanilla
  • 1 egg Egg
  • 1 white Egg White


  1. Preheat oven 350F
  2. Combine corn syrup, applesauce, vanilla and eggs
  3. Add brown sugar and cream
  4. Add chocolate
  5. Combine all dry ingredients and incorporate slowly
  6. Place the batter into a greased pan and bake for 20­30 min.

Yield: 12 brownies
Serving Size: 1 brownie, 11⁄2 oz
Per Serving: Calories: 158 Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: trace Cholesterol: 18mg
Carbohydrate: 33g Protein: 3g Sodium: 155mg Total Dietary Fiber: 1g CPF


Recipe contributed by Red Mountain Spa Executive Chef Jeff Crosland

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

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