Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Diabetic Dish of the Week - Double Chocolate Brownies

This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Double Chocolate Brownies. We all get a craving for something sweet from time to time now give in to the urge with this version of Double Chocolate Brownies! Apple Sauce and Sweetner replaces the Sugar to give you a Brownie that's only 105 calories and 10 carbs per serving. (1 Brownie). You can find this recipe at the CooksRecipes website. Check Cooks for a fantastic selection of Diabetic Recipes, Enjoy!   http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Double Chocolate Brownies

Applesauce replaces part of the fat, sweetener all of the sugar, plus you get double the chocolate flavor with both cocoa and chocolate chips—so who can resist these delicious brownies?

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons stick butter, softened
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips or mini chocolate chips
6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions:

Beat butter, applesauce, eggs, and vanilla until blended. Stir in combined flour, Equal®, chocolate chips, cocoa, baking powder and salt until blended.
Spread batter in sprayed 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350° F oven 18 to 20 minutes or until top springs back when gently touched. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.
Store in airtight container at room temperature.
Makes 16 brownies.

*May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe; 1 brownie): calories 105; protein 2 g; carbohydrate 10 g; fat 7 g; cholesterol 38 mg; sodium 77 mg.


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