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Cookie Pie

Looks delicious doesn’t it?! You’ll never guess what’s in it! I’ve been curious about these for awhile. A few years ago when black bean brownies found their way across the internet, I thought what a great idea. I tried two different recipes before deciding that there was no hope, it would always taste like chocolate flavoured beans. And then this came along. I was out of butter, out of sugar, but wanted to make dessert. And hey, today is National Eat Beans Day. So clearly it was time. I went with the best when it comes to lightened up recipes – Chocolate Covered Katie (modified a bit) Tell me this doesn’t tempt you…

Here’s what you need:

  • 100g chick peas (drained and rinsed)
  • 250g white beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1/4 cup nut butter (I used cashew peanut butter)
  • 1 cup oats (I used old fashioned)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 1 tbs vanilla
  • 3 packets vanilla sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • SWIRL
  • 3 tbs cocoa powder
  • 3 tbs corn syrup
  • 2 tbs water
  • 1 packet vanilla sugar

Here’s what you do:

  1. Heat oven to 160C/350F. Grease 10in springform pan.
  2. Process all the cookie ingredients in food processor until well blended. Spread into greased springform pan.
  3. Heat swirl ingredients except vanilla sugar over a medium heat, whisking continuously until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat and add in vanilla sugar. Pour about half over the top of cookie batter. use a tooth pick or spoon to swirl it in. (Save the rest to drizzle over the finished product)
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Let rest at least 10 minutes before attempting to remove from pan.

Enjoy =) Print Recipe

Do you like celebrating random holidays? If so, what’s your favourite? I’m personally a fan of World Nutella Day!

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This entry was posted on July 3, 2012 by in Baking, Healthy Living, Recipes and tagged , , , .

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