Raspberry Goat Cheese Swirl Brownies
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Serves: 12
  • 1¾ cups black beans (no salt added)
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil , melted
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 3 lightly beaten eggs
  • ¼ cup bittersweet chocolate, chopped up
  • 2 ounces light cream cheese
  • 1 ounce room-temperature goat cheese
  • 1 teaspoon room-temperature butter (optional)
  • 1 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup frozen raspberries, thawed slightly and mashed
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8x8 pan.
  2. Begin by making the brownie base. Place beans, coconut oil, cocoa powder, salt, vanilla extract and honey into a blender/food processor, and blend until smooth.
  3. Fold in the chocolate and eggs.
  4. Pour mixture into the pan.
  5. Next, make the swirl mixture.
  6. Place cream cheese, goat cheese, butter, maple syrup and vanilla in a bowl.
  7. Blend with a hand blender, or whisk strongly by hand, until mixture is well blended and smooth.
  8. Spoon cheese mixture onto the top of the brownie base (it doesn't have to be an even layer).
  9. Gently crush the raspberries with your hands, and add them on top of the cheese layer.
  10. Take a knife and gently swirl the layers in the pan.
  11. Bake for about 30 minutes.
  12. Enjoy!
The brownies become even more fudgey as they cool and they develop a great taste and texture when refrigerated. They can also be enjoyed at room temperature, it's up to you!
Recipe by Nutrition in the Kitch at https://nutritioninthekitch.com/raspberry-brownies/