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Applesauce Brownies

Brownies are always a welcome treat. This recipe uses apple sauce to help keep the fat content down without sacrificing flavor!

Recipe Source: missourifamilies.org


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened baking cocoa
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 ounces unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 egg whites


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray an 8- by 8-inch baking pan with cooking spray.
  2. Whisk flour, cocoa, baking powder, sugar and salt in a small bowl.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine oil, applesauce, vanilla, egg and egg whites. Gradually stir dry ingredients into wet ingredients until well combined.
  4. Pour into baking pan and bake for 20 minutes, until sides pull away from edge of pan.
  5. Cool in pan and cut into 16 squares.
Serving Size: 1 square, 1/16 of recipe
Total Fat5 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium53 mg
Total Carbohydrate14 g
Dietary Fiber1 g
Total Sugars7 g
Added Sugars included4 g
Protein1 g
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