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Healthy brownies made with oat flour and applesauce

Easy, Healthy Brownies with Applesauce

Soft, tender, and slightly fudgy brownies made with oat flour, olive oil, maple syrup, and applesauce!
Course Dessert
Cuisine Brownies, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 9 servings
Calories 75kcal


  • 1/2 cup oat flour (can also use spelt, whole wheat, or einkorn)
  • 5 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup applesauce
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (can also use melted coconut oil or melted butter)
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 Tbsp milk of your choice see Notes
  • stevia to taste
  • chocolate chips or chopped chocolate for topping


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, mix the flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add in the applesauce, oil, syrup, vanilla, egg, milk, and stevia.
  • Stir until well combined.
  • Pour the batter into a well-oiled 8 x 8 baking dish.
  • Top with chocolate, if desired.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes or until a knife comes out clean. Don't overbake!
  • Allow brownies to sit and cool completely in order to avoid crumbling.


Nutrition facts based on using oat flour, olive oil, and unsweetened almond milk. WW SmartPoints: 3


Sugar: 2.8g | Fiber: 1.6g | Calories: 75kcal | Fat: 4.4g | Protein: 1.9g | Carbohydrates: 8.3g