Pinto Bean Applesauce Raisin Cookies

August 13, 2010

Yummy! What more can we say? Makes 2-3 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter or shortening 2 eggs 3/4 cup pinto beans, cooked and pureed 3/4 cup chunky applesauce 2-1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup nuts 1/2 cup golden raisins […]

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Pecan Praline Cheesecake

August 13, 2010

Pump up the protein and the flavor with this southern treat. This cake can be wrapped and frozen before adding the maple syrup glaze and pecans. Thaw in a refrigerator, overnight. Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 3 8 ounce packages low-fat cream cheese, softened […]

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Blackeyed Beans & Carrot Cake

August 13, 2010

The dynamic duo of peas and carrots takes a sweet turn with this sweet dessert. Makes 12 servings Ingredients 3 3/4 cups all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking poweder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 1/2 cup orange juice 2 teaspoons […]

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Navy Bean Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

August 13, 2010

These cookies are low in fat and high in heart healthy fiber from both oatmeal and beans, so have two! Makes 2-3 dozen cookies Ingredients 1 cup cooked navy beans 1/2 cup butter or trans fat-free shortening 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 […]

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Idaho’s Spicy Bean Cake

August 13, 2010

This low-fat spice cake is sure to be a family favorite. Frost with a maple or cream cheese frosting. Add 4 tablespoons of cocoa if chocolate cake is desired. Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups cooked, pureed pinto beans 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking […]

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Idaho Bean Fudge

August 13, 2010

No one will be the wiser that this confection contains beans. Black beans can be substituted for pinto beans. Makes 28 2-inch squares Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup cocoa powder 2/3 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon vanilla 4 cups powdered sugar 1 cup chopped walnuts Preparation In a blender […]

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Black Bean Brownies

August 13, 2010

Recipe testers love these brownies, they are dark, rich and no one will guess they contain black beans. Makes about 32 2-inch brownies Ingredients 1/2 cup cocoa 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2 cups white sugar 1 cup cooked black bean puree 4 eggs 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder […]

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Beananza Bars

August 13, 2010

These granola-like whole grain bars make a great grab and go snack or a quick breakfast. Makes about 32 2-inch brownies Ingredients 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar 2/3 cup quick-cooking oats 1 cup natural wheat and barley cereal (Grape Nuts) 1 can (15 ounces each) Pinto or Great Northern beans […]

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