Beanful Christmas Delights: Black Turtle Bean Brownies Yum

January 01, 2024 2 min read

Amidst the joyous spirit of the holiday season, let's uncover a surprising twist to a classic treat: Black Turtle Bean Brownies. These delectable delights, blending the goodness of beans with the warmth of Christmas, offer a healthier and wholesome alternative to traditional desserts. Join us on this culinary journey as we explore the magic of Black Turtle Bean Brownies, perfect for your festive celebrations.

The Wonder of Black Turtle Beans

Black Turtle Beans, nutrient-rich wonders, offer a multitude of health benefits. Packed with protein vital for muscle health, they're a boon for vegetarians and vegans. Their high fiber content aids digestion and manages cholesterol, promoting heart health. Bursting with essential nutrients like folate, magnesium, and potassium, these beans bolster immunity and support overall well-being. Studies suggest they may assist in stabilizing blood sugar levels, benefiting those seeking better glucose control. Versatile and flavorful, they elevate dishes while delivering a nutritional punch, making them an invaluable addition to a wholesome diet.

Black Turtle Bean Brownies

This unique take on brownies combines the goodness of beans with the decadence of chocolate, creating a fusion that embodies the holiday cheer. The beans add a delightful creaminess to the brownies while amplifying their nutritional value, making them a guilt-free pleasure for Christmas gatherings.

Recipe for Black Turtle Bean Brownies


  • 1 can (15 ounces) black turtle beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (melted)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup honey or maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking pan.
  2. In a food processor, blend the black beans until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add the eggs, melted coconut oil, cocoa powder, honey or maple syrup, vanilla extract, baking powder, and salt to the pureed beans. Blend until well combined and smooth.
  4. If desired, fold in dark chocolate chips into the batter.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread it evenly.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out mostly clean with a few moist crumbs.
  7. Allow the brownies to cool completely before slicing into squares.


Black Turtle Bean Brownies exemplify the marriage of health and decadence, infusing the Christmas season with a beanful twist. These delightful treats offer a guilt-free indulgence, reminding us that wholesome ingredients can create the most delightful of holiday delights. Embrace the festivities with these scrumptious brownies that not only satisfy the sweet tooth but also nourish the soul.

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