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Makeover Moist Fudgy Brownies

These makeover brownies are still rich and moist and full of the chocolaty goodness of the original recipe. The changes cut the calories by more than a quarter, fat by nearly half and saturated fat and cholesterol by about 60%.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 jars (2-1/2 ounces each) prune baby food
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and butter; stir until smooth. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, sugars, baby food, oil, vanilla and chocolate mixture. Combine the flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt. Add to the chocolate mixture; mix well. Stir in nuts.
  • Spread into a 13x9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 221 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 86mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.
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