These sweet treats won't have you cheating on your diet. Learn how to make healthy chocolate-covered brownie pops.

Did you ever think a delicious dessert could be healthy?

These brownie pops will have you thinking you’re cheating on your diet but actually, they are packed with protein and nutrients. In our version, we use creamy nut butter and black beans to up the health factor of traditional brownies. Make these in under 30 minutes.

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Recipe serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can of black beans
  • 5 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 2 tablespoons nut butter (almond, sunflower, or cashew)
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips
  • Cake pop sticks

Directions

  1. Combine black beans, nut butter, maple syrup, and cacao powder in a food processor.
  2. Process until dough-like consistency.
  3. Roll out 12 1-inch balls from the dough and place them onto a cookie sheet.
  4. Insert a cake pop into each ball.
  5. Refrigerate for 10 to 15 minutes.
  6. Melt chocolate chips.
  7. Dip, cover, or drizzle brownie pops with melted chocolate.

Editor's Note: This video_recipe was originally published on , and was last reviewed on .

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