Whole Grain Brownies

Yield: 24 brownies

Whole Grain Brownies are soft, chewy, fudgey, and moist - no one has to know they're whole grain! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Whole Grain Brownies[/caption] As of late, I've been more...

16 Responses to “Whole Grain Brownies”

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    Megan — May 1, 2010 at 12:27 am

    Sounds great! I really like using whole grains so this is right up my alley. I like the applesauce idea too, I might try that.

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    Jules and Ruby — May 1, 2010 at 6:11 am

    They sound great. I'll have to get the K A book. Thanks for your rundown on this recipe. Definitely makes me want some. Chewy = mmmm yummy

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    Wanna Be Chef Mysti! — May 1, 2010 at 3:36 pm

    awesome!
    I like your webpage, and brownies sound great! I think i will try them tonight!

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    Patty — May 1, 2010 at 9:49 pm

    Congrats and welcome to the world of healthy brownies! Having lots of experience in this realm, I'd love to share how I would make these brownies healthier + super tasty: Use only 0.5c butter (or virgin coconut oil), only 1c of brown sugar (or sucanat), and add 1.25c pureed prunes. (Make your own puree: http://www.pattycake.ca/recipes/fruitpuree).

    Happy healthy baking. 🙂

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    the pastry kook — May 2, 2010 at 5:03 pm

    wholegrain brownies! why haven't i think of that before?
    they look great, by the way =D

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    Valen — May 2, 2010 at 9:42 pm

    These brownies look so good and the fact that its whole grain is a healthy bonus!

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    Julie — May 3, 2010 at 10:55 pm

    That looks like the kinda whole grains I'd love to sink my teeth into. Wait overnight? I'm sure I wouldn't be able to!

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    Patty — May 4, 2010 at 5:11 pm

    Forgot to mention that your photo is beautiful (as always!) and I love the recipe you choose – a great way to add some whole grain goodness into a decadent treat.

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    Tessa — May 5, 2010 at 1:19 am

    Julie- I didn't wait overnight for my first piece… shh don't tell 😉 (It was still delish! Def better the next day though).

    Patty- Thank you for the recommendations! I would have never thought of prune puree. Also thank you for the compliment.

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    Just a Girl Named A — June 2, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    I made these last night, and was a little nervous about how the whole wheat would taste. Turns out, I had no reason to worry! These were great, thanks for the recipe!

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    Laura S — March 13, 2011 at 2:16 am

    Have you checked out the cookbook “Good To The Grain”?

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    KK — April 21, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    Be careful, whole grain and whole wheat are not necessarily synonymous. Whole grain is much healthier. Make sure you pick the right product 🙂

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    Casey — September 18, 2012 at 5:56 am

    I can’t wait to try this recipe…I have been craving brownies….But looking for healthier options…So have you substituted the Applesauce in place of butter? I am very excited to see so I can make them soon 🙂
    Thanks

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      Tessa — September 18, 2012 at 1:52 pm

      I still haven’t gotten around to trying applesauce in these brownies. Let me know if you try!

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    Yii-Huei — November 11, 2012 at 2:35 am

    Can I reduce the brown sugar? And, what do you think if peanut butter was added? How much would I put of that? Would I have to reduce any quantity of the ingredients or just leave it as it is and add the peanut butter?

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    Yii-Huei — November 11, 2012 at 3:01 am

    Sorry, I also just wanted to ask as well, is it possible to replace some of the butter with Greek yoghurt or would that not work as well?

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