Black Eyed Peas Chocolate Chip Blondies
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Serves: 6
 
These Black Eyed Peas Chocolate Chip Blondies are moist and fudgy, with chocolatey goodness in every bite. No one would believe they're also choked full of nutritious beans.
Ingredients
  • 1 can black eyed peas, drained and rinsed (about 1¼ cups)
  • ½ cup quick cooking oats
  • ½ cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¾ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup slivered almonds or other nuts/seeds
  • Optional: ¼ cup unsweetened coconut
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease or line a square baking dish with parchment paper and set aside
  2. Blend or process black eyed peas, quick cooking oats, oil, vanilla, eggs and maple syrup in a blender or food processor until smooth
  3. Transfer mixture into a bowl and mix in oat flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder and salt
  4. Fold in chocolate chips, slivered almonds and coconut, then pour batter into baking dish
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the edges comes out clean
Notes
These are best when served cold, so allow to cool completely before cutting and store in the fridge
Recipe by Diary of an ExSloth at http://www.exsloth.com/black-eyed-peas-chocolate-chip-blondies/