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Skinny Chocolate Brownies
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5 from 3 votes

Skinny Chocolate Brownies

Skinny Chocolate Brownies are the perfect guilt-free chocolate fix for your sweet cravings!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Servings: 12 -16
Calories: 139kcal
Author: Jenn


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt or low-fat sour cream
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate melted
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 ounces semi-sweet or milk chocolate chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350º. Spray a 8x8 square pan with cooking spray then line with a strip of parchment paper, leaving an overhang on two sides. Spray paper with cooking spray, too.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cocoa, salt and baking soda.
  • In another medium bowl, stir together brown sugar, applesauce, greek yogurt, melted chocolate, eggs and oil. Add the flour mixture and stir until just moistened.
  • Spread batter in prepare pan. Sprinkle the top with the chopped chocolate pieces.
  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with only a few moist crumbs attached, about 30-35 minutes.


Adapted from Everyday Food Magazine


Calories: 139kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2.8g | Fat: 4.8g | Sodium: 106mg | Sugar: 17g