A roundup of healthy baked goods with a secret ingredient….BEANS! Bean-based baked goods so delicious you’ll never know they contain high protein, fiber-rich legumes. Nutritious desserts & snacks you can feel good about baking!
Beans. Full of plant-based protein and filling fiber. Usually associated with savory dishes and hearty meals. But guess what? Beans have a whole different use in my kitchen!
You guys know I’m a fan of unique ingredients and flavor combinations. I love experimenting with new to me foods and playing around with different recipes to create cool textures and taste.
Well a few years back I stumbled upon the amazingness that are BEAN-BASED BAKED GOODS! I know what you’re thinking…crazy, right? Maybe even gross? But hear me out. I promise you that when you use them right, beans can be a great addition to baked treats.
And I am looking beyond black bean brownies. We’re talking cookies, dough balls, bars, and more! Any traditional treat can be made over to contain a bean-y ingredient and some of them are even improved with the change!
I’ve rounded up the best of the best Bean-Based Baked Goods for you and I’m here to share them today! I know you’re skeptical…but don’t write beans off before you check out these delicious treats. 😉
Dark Chocolate Pear Blondies | Love Me Feed Me
Deep Dish Cookie Pie | Chocolate Covered Katie
White Bean Coconut Cake | Chef in Disguise
Green Tea Mango Protein Cookies | Healthy Helper
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Blondies | Hello to Fit
Chocolate Black Beans Power Cookies | Green Kitchen Stories
Pumpkin Spice Protein Cookies | Healthy Helper
Vegan Gluten-Free Black Bean Brownie Bites | Minimalist Baker
White Chocolate Coconut Chickpea Blondies | Emma’s Little Kitchen
Ginger Spiced Bean Cookies | Healthy Helper
Turtle Squares | Chronicles of Passion
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Bites | Healthy Helper
Chocolate Covered Chickpea Protein Balls | Emilie Eats
Strawberry Basil Cloud Cookies | Healthy Helper
Black Bean Brownies | Joy Food Sunshine
Apple Pie Blossom Cookies | Healthy Helper
So I’ve sold you on Hidden Veggie Baked Goods in the past…are you on board with Bean-Based ones now? 😉
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